Ever have trouble making Shakespeare seem fun? Students hate reading poetry?
This unit is designed to pair sonnets with modern songs, to help students conceptualize how Shakespeare's poetry is more relevant than they think. It also includes a Prezi with videos, discussion questions, and an introduction into Shakespeare. Great as a poetry unit, or as a precursor to one of Shakespeare's other works.
This Resource Includes:
A Prezi, complete with videos and visuals to guide you through worksheets (Link here: http://prezi.com/bv26qg6vou6m/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy ; you can use the Prezi for free!)
An introduction to sonnets worksheet
A worksheet to explain or review figurative language
An example of how to annotate a sonnet
5 Passage pairings lessons, which:
Asks students to annotate a sonnet, then compare or contrast it with a modern song
Charts identifying commonalities or differences between the two
Reflective writing pieces
Write your own Sonnet worksheet
Sonnet mini-posters (Just a few)
All you have to do is print the worksheets, and the Prezi will guide you through the instruction. Everything is done for you.