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Teaching Dædalus and Icarus

Dædalus and Icarus

Dædalus, a descendant of Erechtheus, was an Athenian architect, sculptor, and mechanician. He was the firstto introduce the art of sculpture in its higher development, for before his time statues were merely rude representations, having the limbs altogether undefined.

E. M. Berens
Project Gutenberg

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What are the effects of the structure of Dædalus repeatedly fleeing from one country to another?
STANDARDS:
RL.2 - Main Ideas, RL.4 - Key Terms & Tone, RL.5 - Text Structure

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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