This powerpoint guides students in writing a sonnet, a challenging 14-line poem written in iambic pentameter and in a particular rhyme scheme. There are three kinds of sonnets and they vary mostly by their particular rhyme scheme. The powerpoint explains all three and gives assignment guidelines. It also includes an example sonnet, written by a high school student (which is really me in high school :) A scoring rubric is also included. Each file in this resource is available in both PDF and Microsoft Office (PowerPoint and Word) form.
***Please note: This resource is not designed for use in AP classes.
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