Part One: “Jason and Medea Myth”
Read the myth of Jason and Medea. You can access this myth on Blackboard. After reading the myth, answer the questions for the myth also saved to Blackboard. Turn in the answers to these questions with your Double-Entry Reading Journal and Follow up Paragraph.
Part Two: Active Reading: Double-Entry Journal
A double entry journal enables you to record and interpret key passages in a literary work, note ideas that you find interesting, or clarify things that you don’t understand. In the Chart below, find 10 quotations over the course of the play that you think is important. Write the Quote in the first column with the page number from where you took it. Then in the second column, explain why you think this quote is important. You need 5 quotes from the first part of the play (68-top of 94) and 5 quotes from the second part of the play (94-111). A sample chart is given below.
Part Two: Follow-up
When you finish your Double-Entry Journal, circle all the quotations that you think help reveal something about the character of Medea. On a separate paper or on the back of the chart, write a paragraph that sums up her character and explain why you think that.
_______/10 Correct answers to “Jason and Medea” Myth questions
_______/10 5 quotes of interest from pages 68-94 with page numbers
_______/10 5 quotes of interest from pages 94-111 with page numbers
_______/20 Reflections to all quotes
_______/20 Follow-up Paragraph
_______/15 Depth of thinking
_______/100 Quiz Grade
Quotation from the Play and page number My Comments, Questions, Interpretations