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Antigone Article Project
Prompt: Choose one event in the play and write a newspaper article explaining the event using reporters’ questions (Who, What, When, Where, How, Why). Then, analyze the effects of this event on the city of Thebes & specific characters. You must include an illustration with your article.
Rubric: Your article will be graded in the following areas:
- (20 points) Analysis- How well does your article address the prompt? Does your article reflect a clear understanding of thethemes/conflicts/characters of the play?
- (20 points) Mechanics/Layout- Is your article free fromgrammar/spelling errors? Does the layout of your article imitate a real newspaper? Is your illustration relevant to your article?
- (10 points) Creativity- Does your article deal with a well-analyzed event in an original manner? Does your entire article reflect your originalthought & effort?
Effects on Thebes:
Effects on Specific Characters:
About this Document
This project is used as part of our 10th grade curriculum, connecting drama and non-fiction. It allows a bit of creative freedom as well, and the students enjoy it.