Objective: Part 1 Part 1 is all about getting to know the characters. The reader is given basic descriptions by the Chorus. The objective of this lesson is to examine the author's method of introduction in further detail.
1) Journal: An important part of the Daily Lesson will be a daily journal. Have each student choose one of the following characters: Antigone, Ismene, Haemon or Creon. If you'd like to make it extra challenging, assign the male students to choose one of the female characters and vice versa. The students will be tasked with writing a daily journal entry as their chosen characters for homework each evening. In other words, when the question asks for "your" opinion, it means you as the chosen character.
The purpose of the journal is to allow the students to get to know these main characters in terms of their motivations and actions as the...
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