Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 4

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"In this lesson students will consider how key details in the Chorus’s speech and Oedipus’s response develop their understanding of the relationship between human and divine power. This analysis continues to build foundational understandings necessary for the unit-wide engagement with how Sophocles develops the role of fate in Oedipus’s guilt. *Note that the Chorus’s intercession is excerpted for time. "

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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.9-10.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and...
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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