The Craft of Poetry: Understanding the Structure of the Sonnet
Young scholars write a sonnet using iambic pentameter. They select appropriate lyric topics, follow the rhyme scheme of the Shakespearean sonnet, display an understanding of sonnet structure and share their sonnets with their classmates.
9th - 12th English Language Arts 5 Views 33 Downloads
Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 4
High schoolers often struggle with integrating quotes into their writing. Guide them through the most successful and efficient ways to address a text with a literary analysis lesson. As learners find examples of alliteration in...
10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 7
The accusations begin in Sophocles' Oedipus the King, with troublemakers and enemies abound. As learners delve deeply into the sights unseen, they review textual evidence from their readings to write about the importance of timing in the...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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
Understanding Shakespeare: "Sonnet 18"
Give life to a study of sonnets with a plan that models a lovely and more temperate approach to literary analysis. The resource packet includes a carefully scaffolded plan, graphic organizers, a copy of the poem, and everything else...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Helping Students Understand Text Structures: Informational Problem/solution
What does a text say? What does it do? Good readers use these questions to help them understand the structure of a problem/solution text. Model this approach by putting a copy of the included article on an overhead (or interactive white...
10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable