Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 14

Students working together

In this lesson, student analysis will focus on how the Messenger’s steady revelation of key details in the text develops the central idea of the role of fate in Oedipus’s guilt. This process will continue to lay the groundwork for student work in the End-of-Unit Assessment.

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Common Core Learning Standards

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.,...
W.9-10.9.a Apply grades 9–10 Reading standards to literature (e.g., “Analyze how an author draws on and...

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