Day 1

Agamemnon Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The GIST of it

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion


    Students will prepare an objective summary of today's reading.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.2


    Reading old plays can be a daunting task for students who aren't familiar with the play's style of writing: the combination of "old" language and verse means that students must often essentially analyze poetry in an antiquated form of language. As such, it may be difficult for some students to understand the basic structure of Agamemnon's plot.

    For this activity, each student will fill out a separate GIST Template (linked below). This worksheet will...

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