Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 11


Students will examine Oedipus’s account of a violent event in his past, and will then use the Mid-Unit Evidence Collection Tool to explore the development of central idea in preparation for their Mid-Unit Assessment in Lesson 12. Students will develop a claim for homework to the Mid-Unit Assessment prompt: What relationship does Sophocles establish between prophecy and Oedipus’s actions?

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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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