WORKSHEET: WHO IS ANTIGONE?

After seeing Antigone, how would you describe the character of Antigone to someone who hasn’t seen or read the play?

THE OUTER SELF: Write five words describing Antigone’s appearance (i.e. how you think she looks):

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THE INNER SELF: How about what’s going on beneath the surface? Write five words that you feel describe Antigone’s personality and the emotions she feels. Do they change throughout the story?  

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 VARIATIONS:

ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS: Students can use these describing words to write a one paragraph description of Antigone.

VISUAL ARTS: Use the descriptive words you have imagined as the inspiration for a drawing, painting or photo collage of your own vision of Antigone

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 

ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS: Students will provide details of fictional characters

ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS: Students will write in response to literature