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Sonnet 27

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The beauty of poetry is explored in this video about sonnets. A group of learners composed a sonnet and created a video to describe it. It is a creative and interesting presentation that is bound to inspire your class.
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Sonnet 23

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Motivate your class with this example of a sonnet. This learner-made video can be used to describe what a sonnet is and the importance of imagery.
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Shakespeare's Sonnets 29 & 130

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Use the ideas here for a Valentine's Day activity (or anytime you study sonnets) with your 11th graders. Demonstrate how to analyze a love poem by conducting a think aloud about Shakespeare's Sonnet 29. Then small groups analyze Sonnet...
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An Introduction to Sonnets

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Designed for AP English, this presentation begins with the definition of a sonnet, information about the various types of sonnets, as well as a history of the sonnet. Viewers then have an opportunity to apply their knowledge and...
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"The New Colossus" & "Harriet Beecher Stowe": Questions for Analysis

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Partners work together to respond to questions about "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus and Paul Laurence Dunbar’s "Harriet Beecher Stowe." The focus here is on the identifying the qualities that make these two poems sonnets.
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Listening to Poetry: Sounds of the Sonnet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate how sound influences meaning in poetry by listening to sonnets. They write an analysis after listening to and reading sonnets.
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Analyzing Sonnets

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Model for your class how to craft an analysis of a sonnet by examining the literary techniques used, the background of the poet, and critical reviews of the poem. As guided practice, learners are assigned a sonnet, complete a preliminary...
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Sonnet Puzzles

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Create sonnet puzzles for learners of all ages! Simply take some of your favorite sonnets, type them out (increasing the font size), and cut them into 14 strips. Have a few glued into place for your learners to get started. Can they put...
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Sonnet Explication

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Young scholars analyze close readings of poems, looking up words in the dictionary, and discussing the major parts of dictionary definitions, including word origin and parts of speech. They examine sonnets, then compare/contrast their...
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Name That Poem

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify and describe different types of poetry and discuss the relationship between the purpose and characteristics of the poems. For this poetry lesson, students are introduced to the main types of poetry. They use a worksheet...
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Poetry--Rhythm and Meter in Sonnets

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students identify rhyme scheme and meter in a poem and respond to the message of the poem.  In this sonnet rhythm and meter lesson, students take notes on a lecture about rhythm and meter in sonnets and work in small groups to read...
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"Here's much to do with hate, but more with love": The Prologue in Romeo and Juliet

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students participate in a guide close reading of the Prologue to Romeo and Juliet. They write a prologue sonnet to another piece of literature they have read.
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The English Sonnet: Michael Drayton

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners discover literature by conducting a free writing experiment. For this sonnet lesson, students read the sonnet "The Parting" and compare it to modern-day songs about breaking up. Learners listen to pop music in class and complete...
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Reading Shakespeare Sonnet 116

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students examine Shakespearean sonnets as it pertains to the bard and the poet. In this reading Shakespeare lesson, students read Sonnet 116 and review the structure of a sonnet and how it works. Students share their thoughts on love and...
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Performing Sonnets

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students use Shakespearean sonnets as part of a poetry analysis instructional activity. In this sonnet instructional activity, students perform a sonnet by Shakespeare but treat it as a script to be acted out. Students work in pairs to...
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Sonnet Illumination

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students create presentations of digital sonnet illuminations along with sonnet research. In this Sonnet lesson, students view  images, colors, and listen to sounds of their own choice to illuminate Shakespeare through a connection with...
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For Thy Sweet Love Remembered Such Wealth Brings

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students read sonnets and choose one which contains words or phrases that create an emotional reaction to study the Shakespearean language. In this Shakespearean sonnet lesson, students read Shakespeare sonnets and circle words that...
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Sonnets 101

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils examine samples of Shakespeare's sonnets. They prepare written commentary of their own to accompany a sonnet. They analyze the sonnet for literal level meaning and add their commentary. They collaborate with a partner and...
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"O Beware, Sir, of Jealousy:" Passion and Jealousy in Othello and the Sonnets

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the difference between Othello's jealousy and his passion. They create tableaux or living pictures to examine the difference between the two as presented in four of Shakespeare's sonnets. They discuss their findings in...
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The History and Poetry of In Flanders Fields

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the inspiration for the John Mc Crae's poem, In Flanders Field. They study sonnets and the use of tetrameter before discussing is considered to be a sonnet although it does not follow the pattern. They discuss the...
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Sonnets

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students examine the structure of sonnets. They compare and contrast them with modern day poetry. They write their own sonnet after changing the language in another sonnet to see why the author choosed certain words.
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Superb Sonnets

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and compare the characteristics of both Italian and English sonnets. They read examples of each, then write an original sonnet in either the Italian or English style.
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Exploring the Sonnet

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research English/Shakespearean and Italian/Petrarchan sonnet forms. They write an original sonnet on their preferred form (English or Italian), write the poem on the wordprocessor and publish and post it on the net at the Sonnet...
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Sonnet Project

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders use the internet to examine how the Gutenberg press affected society as a whole. Using examples of illuminated type, they develop type in three different formats. They share their types with the class and answer...