Oedipus Rex Project

Here Come the Greeks

Partner Research Presentations

Students will choose one of the following topics and create a multi-media presentation to present to the class on Monday, November 17 (A) or Tuesday, November 18 (B).

Research Topics 5th Century BCE Greece

  1. Historical Survey of 5th Century BCE Greece-: Rulers, Geography, Moments of Importance
  2. A Day in the Life: Food, Hobbies, Jobs, Social Structures
  3. Role of Women, Men, and Children
  4. Famous Greeks: Cleisthens, Pisistratus, Hippas, Isagoras, Phiddipides, Themistocles, Pericles, Asapasia, Socrates, etc.
  5. Ancient Athens vs. Sparta
  6. Greek Olympics
  7. Greek Tragedians: Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides; and their most famous works
  8. Dionysus & The Festival of Dionysus
  9. Elements of Greek Theatre: Stage, Costumes, Chorus, Characters, etc.
  10. Greek Gods & Goddesses: Family Tree, Most important Gods & Goddesses
  11. Greek Heroes of Mythology
  12. Aristotle's Poetics: The Traits of a Tragic Hero
  13. Prophesies and Literature: The Oracle of Delphi, Geography, Other Famous Prophesies
  14. Other Sophoclean Plays: Electra and Antigone
  15. Other approved teacher topic

Requirements

  • Multi-Media: Smore, Glogster, Animoto, Prezi, Other approved format
  • Script or Note cards (Don't stare at your screen)
  • You may bring props or wear costumes!
  • Annotated Bibliography https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/614/01/
  • 4 Sources: 2 books, and 2 internet --no wiki anything
  • Due Date: Monday, November 17 (A) & Tuesday, November 18 (B)

Due Date

Monday, Nov. 17th, 7:30am to Tuesday, Nov. 18th, 1pm

Garland H.S. Room 409