Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 10


In this lesson, students will examine Oedipus’s reaction to Jocasta’s description of Laius’s murder, and consider his opinion of who might be responsible for this crime. Collaborative discussions scaffold students towards analyzing Oedipus’s shifting understanding of the central idea of the role of fate in the crime Laius’s murder.

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CCLS State Standard
RL.9-10.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course...
RL.9-10.5 Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g.,...

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