Sonnet History – A Power Point Presentation for Grades 6 -11
is a thorough, clear, useful, and FUN Power Point Presentation about the historical beginnings of the sonnet up to the present day, offering ALL students a foundational knowledge from which to continue on in ANY lesson YOU choose to teach afterwards!
FOR ALL GRADES:
Use this 14-page, one-day Sonnet activity as a warm up, introduction, and background or re-teaching activity before you jump into your own sonnet activities. Use to teach or reteach this important historical background material about the sonnet. Lower grades
need to know it as it helps form important associations and deeper learning. Upper grades
may have never learned this material, may benefit from a refresher, but will also learn something new!
This full-color Power Point Presentation features:
1. The roots of the sonnet, starting with Italy and Petrarch
2. The Petrarchan Conventions
3. Icons that let students know when to take notes.
4. The sonnet's development in Italy, and movement and growth in popularity over in England
5. The names of major writers who worked in the sonnet form during the English Renaissance . . .
6. The GRAND MASTER himself, Shakespeare (and WHY he is important)
7. Historical information and dates, sonnet information and topics by Shakespeare, and others who came after, in England, Ireland and America.
You Receive a lovely 14-page PPT presentation (11 filled pages for presenting) chock full of information, perfect for a leisurely introduction and for note-taking and discussion.
Please also consider our
Sonnet History Companion Pack: EDITABLE Quiz & Key, with Printables!
. This is a companion product with study notes, Common Core Standards, a three-day lesson suggestion, and editable assessment and key to enhance our already wonderful Power Point Presentation. Have students show what they know with this editable assessment (50% Scantron friendly) plus notes you and students will enjoy and can use separately, with or without the Power Point!
*If you haven’t purchased the Power Point or the companion yet, purchase both as a bundle and save 25%!
With the Sonnet History Bundle, you receive:
- the Power Point presentation, - the Common Core Standards, - the lesson suggestion, - companion study notes for students, - and EDITABLE: assessment, Key, grading guideline
We hope these options will allow you the maximum flexibility you need.
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