Day 3

Oedipus Rex or Oedipus the King Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

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Common Core Objectives

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Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will engage in all of the suggested classroom exercises and activities and discuss all of the thought questions.

Content Summary for Teachers

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Creon comes to the palace, having heard that Oedipus has denounced him. When Oedipus enters, he accuses Creon of plotting with Tiresias to overthrow him and install Creon as king. Creon insists that he is happy with his current position and supports Oedipus as...

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