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Antigone : A Teaching Folder

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A brand new teaching folder created specifically for the new AQA 2016 specification, Component 1 (List A)

The teaching folder can be followed as a scheme of work, or used as individual lesson plans and allows students to explore the play in its entirety. They folder encourages students to approach Antigone from a variety of different viewpoints: a designer, director, actor and audience.

By using the folder you will ensure your students gain a thorough understanding of the whole play, its themes, context, ideas and characters, whilst ensuring you cover all of the assessment requirements for the new 2016 AQA exam, component 1.

The folder suggests at least fifty teaching ideas for Antigone and includes a wealth of photocopiable handouts, including practical suggestions for making the teaching of the play fun and entertaining, as well as drawing upon other practitioners’ influences.

Providing a variety of practical and theory-based activities, the folder guides students through analysis of the play, prompting them to research and discuss areas from Sophocles' background and intentions to the relevance of the play today. By working through the file you will ensure that students cover topics such as the conventions of tragedy, linguistic devices used by Sophocles, the characterisation of Antigone, relationships between characters, choral rehearsal techniques, interpretations of imagery and the history of Greek theatre.

Guaranteed to save you hours of planning!

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