My students enjoyed this article that suggests Freud's misinterpretation of Oedipus. We had a good debate about responsibility, guilt, and regret. Students were already disgusted by some of Freud's ideas regarding human sexuality, so any article that weakened his theory was entertaining for them.
This lesson includes a downloadable PDF of the text, notes on Greek theater, assessment recommendations, and lesson objectives linked to the National Standards for History Teachers. It also provides valuable supplemental resources at the bottom.
I love many of the ideas in this guide: the student blog, the prereading true/false questions, the dialectical journals and the creation of modern scenes. This site includes character discussion questions, reading logs,