Combine poetry and reading comprehension with an engaging writing assignment. Readers of The Winter's Tale craft a sonnet in the voice of one of the characters in Shakespeare's play.
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- Use Shakespearian sonnets 73 and 130 as models for the assignment
- The seventh in a series of 10 activities designed to accompany a reading of The Winter's Tale
- The lesson would work best if class members have previously studied the sonnet form and have experience crafting sonnets
- The assignment asks readers to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of a character from the play