Oedipus the King: Anticipation Guide

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Is it possible to escape fate? Are all types of pride evil? Are family secrets best kept secret? Before reading Oedipus the King, class members respond to a series of statements on an anticipation guide that introduces some of the basic concepts in Sophocles's famous tragedy.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Create a poster-size version of the chart, record the results of the initial discussion of the guide, and place on the wall
Classroom Considerations

  • Some readers may find the wording of prompt number seven confusing
  • The first of six resources designed to be used with Oedipus the King
Pros

  • The packet includes a rationale for the activity, step-by-step directions, and the anticipation guide
Cons

  • The wording of prompt number seven is confusing