Sonnet Study: Invention, Evolution, and Effect--Full Unit with Engaging Prezi

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9th - 12th, Homeschool
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87: 27 (packet) & 60 (Prezi)
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Don't just teach Shakespeare's Sonnets in a vacuum! Sonnet Study: Invention, Evolution, and Effect introduces courtly love and ends with questioning "small r" romantic expectations by tracing the (cultural) invention, artistic evolution, and social effect of the art form of the sonnet from Petrarch to Shakespeare to modern sonneteers to highlights in between!

In this resource:

  • letter to the teacher
  • Courtly Love Background Lecture / Teacher Notes
  • Engaging, beautifully designed Prezi (60 "slides"/"views") to enhance the Courtly Love Background Lecture (Prezi link included)
  • Student Notetaking Sheet for lecture
  • The Invention of the Sonnet packet (a study of the sonnets themselves, arranged in a annotation-oriented packet for pre-reading and in-class engagement)
  • Sonnet Close Reading Essay explanation and accompanying documents
  • Sonnet Close Reading Essay Rubric
  • Using Strand Language Guide (also in my store listed separately/free)

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Total Pages
87: 27 (packet) & 60 (Prezi)
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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