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Instructor Overview


In this lesson, students will learn about Antigone, an ancient Greek play by Sophocles. Then they will begin reading, annotating, and discussing the opening of the play.


  • Materials to create the Characters in Antigone class chart

Lesson Preparation

  • Read the lesson and student content.
  • Anticipate student difficulties and identify the differentiation options you will choose for working with your students.
  • As you begin reading Antigone, determine which students may need support such as Guided Reading.
  • Help students locate copies of the Independent Reading texts if necessary.