Thursday, December 4th, 2014
(Fourteen Class Days Remaining)
When You Come In
- Sign in.
- Open your Oedipus packet to page 65.
- Write your name in big letters across the top of page 65.
- Leave it open, and lay it on my table, please.
- Get out your computer, and get on schoology, please!
New Vocab List (Oedipus)
- Get out your handout from yesterday, because you have little notes on the first ten words.
- You need your earbuds, because I want you to listen to each word aloud as you’re doing the flashcards.
(Started 10:13; ending about 10:28)
(Started 11:43; ending about 11:58)
Oedipus Rex--Circle Discussion and Read-Aloud
- Talk about people’s questions and comments over the reading assignments:
- Mythological Background (p. 65)
- Tragedy and the City (p. 67)
- Conventions of Greek Drama (p. 68)
- Aristotle’s Influence, starting at “Aristotle and, nevertheless….” (pp. 69-70)
And Now it Begins!
- Let’s start reading! Annotate as we go:
- DI = dramatic irony
- Things Oedipus says/does that make him a good king
- References to blindness and sight, not seeing and seeing
- Greek Myth Connections
- Questions (…mostly when you read on your own.)
- Box or highlight vocabulary words
WE READ TO PAGE 18, LINE 216, TODAY IN CLASS.
- Read and annotate pages 18, 19, 20, 21.