Students research and read other sonnets. They discuss the the history and significance of meter and rhythm in poetry. Students demonstrate the ability to write a poem using the format of a sonnet.
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Shakespeare's Sonnets 29 & 130
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...
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed