The following is my collection of materials for teaching Sophocles' play Antigone to a 10th grade English class. I teach from McDougal-Littel's text The Language of Literature, so some items are indicative of this.

This collection includes activities, study guides, projects, quizzes, tests, and answer keys.

This resource is part of the English 10 course.

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Gender Bias Activity

by Sarah Lorntson

A few weeks before teaching Antigone, I hand out this survey to the staff at my school. From the information I receive back, I create a matching quiz that asks students to match the staff member to a job he/she previously held. I try to put careers on the quiz that are typically associated with one gender. This gives the students a chance to look at gender bias, a key issue in Antigone. We discuss why they assumed things about different staff and careers. This resource is part of the Antigone Unit and the English 10 course.
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These worksheets will help students keep track of the events of the play as they unfold. This resource is part of the Antigone Unit collection and the English 10course.
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This resource is the answer key for the Antigone Study Guide Worksheet. This resource is part of the Antigone Unit collection and the English 10 course.
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Jeopardy for Antigone

by Sarah Lorntson

To review for the test, here is a Jeopardy game. This resource is part of the Antigone Unit collection and the English 10 course.
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Antigone Poster Project

by Sarah Lorntson

This small group activity will help students review the major issues of the play, and give them exercise in using quotes to support their ideas. This resource is part of the Antigone Unit collection and the English 10 course.
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Another small group activity-- this one requires students to create a newspaper for the city of Thebes. I have the kids use large sheets of paper so that the newspapers can be hung in the hallways for all to read. This resource is part of the Antigone Unit collection and the English 10 course.
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After reading Antigone, we watch the movie Whale Rider which has many parallels with the play. This study guide worksheet will help students keep track of the characters and events in the movie. This resource is part of the Antigone Unit collection and the English 10 course.
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This is the answer key for the Whale Rider Study Guide Worksheet. This resource is part of the Antigone Unit collection and the English 10 course.
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After watching Whale Rider, the students will compare it to Antigone. This resource is part of the Antigone Unit collection and the English 10 course.
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Antigone Vocabulary Quiz

by Sarah Lorntson

This quiz covers ten words found in our translation of Antigone. This resource is part of the Antigone Unit collection and the English 10 course.
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This is the answer key for the Antigone Vocabulary Quiz. This resource is part of the Antigone Unit collection and the English 10 course.
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Classical Drama Quiz

by Sarah Lorntson

This quiz is given after students read and take notes on introductory materials. The quiz covers the history and development of classical drama, the productions themselves, and Aristotle's theory of tragedy. This resource is part of the Antigone Unit collection and the English 10 course.
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This is the answer key for the Classical Drama Quiz. This resource is part of the Antigone Unit collection and the English 10 course.
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Antigone Test

by Sarah Lorntson

This multiple choice test covers the play, background information, elements of tragedy, and vocabulary. This resource is part of the Antigone Unit collection and the English 10 course.
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Antigone Test Answer Key

by Sarah Lorntson

This is the answer key for the Antigone Test. This resource is part of the Antigone Unit collection and the English 10 course.
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