Italian Sonnets Close Reading Lesson: John Milton & William Wordsworth (2 days)

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Italian Sonnets Lesson: John Milton and William Wordsworth:This lesson introduces students to the Italian sonnet form. Students closely read and analyze "On His Being Arrived to the Age of Twenty-three" by John Milton with teacher support, and then apply their understanding of Italian sonnets during a close reading of "London, 1802" by William Wordsworth.
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Objectives
• Identify features of an Italian sonnet: Octave, sestet, Volta
• Analyze two Italian sonnets: Discuss impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone; identify shifts in tone
• Discuss how a poem's form can contribute to its meaning.

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What's included in this resource?
Introduction page: 1 page
Lesson plans: 3 pages
Graphic organizer: 1 page
PowerPoint slides: 7 slides
Teacher annotated poems: 2 pages
TOTAL: 14

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