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Lesson plan

Lesson 9: Analyzing an excerpt from Oedipus Rex by Sophocles

Lesson 9: Analyzing an excerpt from Oedipus Rex by Sophocles

Students read and analyze an excerpt from Oedipus Rex by Sophocles, applying the ideas learned from the excerpt of Poetics in lesson eight.

Additional Notes:

  • Prior to the lesson, make an anchor chart with the following color-key. Display throughout the unit.

    • Blue: pity

    • Orange: virtue (goodness)

    • Yellow: fear

    • Green: frailty (flaws)