Day 5

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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A man enters the palace whom the Chorus and the messenger identify as the shepherd that Oedipus has been seeking. The Corinthian messenger says that Oedipus is that same baby, who was abandoned by his father and mother, but the servant/shepherd reacts with...

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