Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 6

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In this lesson students will make meaning of the figurative language of Teiresias’s riddle, as they continue to explore how the steady revelation of key details develops the central idea of the role of fate in Oedipus’s guilt. Students will engage in a collaborative discussion with their peers in response to a prompt that asks them to explore how the details of Teiresias’s riddle further shape the central idea of the text. Students will reflectively self-assess mastery of speaking and listening skills.

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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.9-10.4 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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