This course is intended to prepare high school sophomores for continued study in college preparatory work, often AP English Language or Literature. The course can be taught over one year on a 7-8 period day or one semester on a 4-period day (for which it was originally intended).
This course includes:
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.
Socratic Seminar is a way to have a structured class discussion about a reading assignment or other topic of interest. The concept is based on Socrates' teaching methods and is an effective way to engage all students and to encourage multiple perspectives in a respectful environment. I use the following items in many of my Language Arts Classes to introduce the concepts of the Socratic Seminar, to execute the seminars, and to rate students' work. These materials can be easily adapted to fit other content areas.