This is an introductory writing assignment to help build student interest in the Greek Drama Antigone. This lesson centers around beliefs and what people are willing to risk for them. It includes a writing assignment along with a visual representation of the writing. Lesson takes roughly 5-6 days of class time but it engages the students with the theme of standing up for what one believes in, no matter what the cost. Lesson uses the NPR book This I Believe as a read aloud, which does not come with lesson. Lesson can be adapted to any story with a theme of characters standing up for their belief or the beliefs of others.