Oedipus Rex

This Oedipus Rex worksheet also includes:

Who killed Laius? How is Creon connected to Jocasta? Where does the Oracle dwell? Get the details of Sophocles' Oedipus Rex straight with a crossword puzzle activity.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Use as a more engaging reading check or formative assessment
  • Project onto the board and have groups work together to fill in the answers
Classroom Considerations
  • Recall-level questions only
Pros
  • Provides an answer key with solutions in both the puzzle and the clues
  • One-sided format makes the worksheet simple to distribute
Cons
  • None
Common Core