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Celebrate Valentine's Day with this Shakespearean Sonnet Analysis and Creative Writing Activity!
In this creative and engaging lesson plan, students will analyze one of Shakespeare's most famous love sonnets and create their own original poetry inspired by the Bard. This resource provides step-by-step instructions using a format of warm-up, explanation, application, and synthesis with the aim to engage students from beginning to end. A teacher cheat sheet is also included with full notes on Sonnet 18 so no preparation is needed. Your students will thank you for offering such a fun way to learn about and practice writing poetry!
- Comprehensive lesson plan
- Copy of Sonnet 18
- Teacher's notes
- Meticulous assignment directions
This lesson is Common Core aligned and appropriate for grades 9-12.
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