Thursday, December 4, 2014

Thursday, December 4th, 2014--CPR

Thursday, December 4th, 2014
Day 30
(Fourteen Class Days Remaining)

When You Come In
  1. Sign in.
  2. Open your Oedipus packet to page 65.
  3. Write your name in big letters across the top of page 65.
  4. Leave it open, and lay it on my table, please.
  5. 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
  1. Talk about people’s questions and comments over the reading assignments:
    1. Mythological Background                                      (p. 65)
    2. Tragedy and the City                                                 (p. 67)
    3. Conventions of Greek Drama                                 (p. 68)
    4. Aristotle’s Influence, starting at “Aristotle and, nevertheless….”        (pp. 69-70)      

And Now it Begins!
  • Let’s start reading!  Annotate as we go:
    1. DI = dramatic irony
    2. Things Oedipus says/does that make him a good king
    3. References to blindness and sight, not seeing and seeing
    4. Greek Myth Connections
    5. Questions (…mostly when you read on your own.)
    6. Box or highlight vocabulary words


  • Read and annotate pages 18, 19, 20, 21.
Quizlet--Oedipus Rex vocab = Study for at least fifteen minutes tonight--we are working with the words tomorrrow.

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