Day 2

Antigone Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Scene Study - Day 1

    Kind of Activity:

    Performance

    Objective:

    To understand Sophocles' work in its intended form

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1

    Structure:

    Review as a group the scenes you've read so far in Antigone. Ask a variety of students to summarize what happens in each scene, including which characters are in each scene, and the role the chorus plays in the conversations. This may be difficult for the students, as the play is not split into the traditional "scenes" they may be accustomed to in Shakespeare or modern plays, so take a minute to discuss what makes a scene. The rough conclusion is likely to be the sequences of...

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