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Oedipus Rex or Oedipus the King Lesson Plan

Bringing in Technology

Day 1: The British Museum has an online interactive exploration of a typical ancient Athenian theater, which students can look at to become familiar with the traditional sets and structure that would have been the context for the play: http://www.ancientgreece.co.uk/festivals/explore/exp_set.html

Day 2: To introduce the students to the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece, this online resource is a good starting point: http://www.mythologyteacher.com/Gallery-of-the-Gods.php

Days 3 and 4: For the Oedipus on Trial activity, students may want to incorporate technology in the form of powerpoint presentations or other digital ways of presenting their arguments and evidence. These tools can also...

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