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This BUNDLED Product “The Sonnet 2 – Meter & Structure, A Complete Common Core Unit, Grades 8-12” is a fully COMPLETE 10-DAY Common CORE UNIT for use by Grades 8-12 precisely because it is differentiated. This unit is indispensable for those who want ONE-STOP shopping, rigorous materials and quality, and WHO want a specially designed product that will READY students for the next step. . . ANALYSIS of POETRY. Before students can do a close read or argue salient points in an essay, use this utterly thoughtful unit to steep students in structure, rhyme scheme and meter. Start with the Power Point taught by “the Bard” himself, have students apply the learned skills in the provided activities, and stand back as students prove mastery with our assessments, so your students can move on to analysis with the solid foundation they deserve.
A Power Point Presentation that includes a brief history of the sonnet, an introduction to structure, rhyme scheme and meter, and TWO interactive portions “BEAT the BARD” and a “Do Together Activity” in which students decide what type of sonnet they are being shown. It ends with Shakespeare answering frequently asked questions about meter.
A Nearly 40-page Unit, which is comprised of:
STUDY NOTES – organized by history, rhyme and structure, and meter.
Common Core Anchor Standards for each activity for ease of use.
Ten-Day Suggested Lesson Plan
SEVEN activities, each in increasing difficulty, some with “Whole-group” teacher led portions, followed by an “On Your Own” portion, so that students will learn and have the needed support as well as the ability to gain mastery in the important features of the sonnet!
FIVE SONNETS IN ALL with five keys for ease and convenience! You choose what best suits your classroom for maximum differentiation.
Students will master: Numbering lines; Counting Syllables; Noting the separate sections of a sonnet (the octet, sestet, Volta, and subsections such as the rhyming couplet and quatrain); noting the Petrarchan Conventions that they learned in the presentation; noting rhyme scheme; noting meter and feet.
Directions and Overviews
Assessments , with flexible quizzing and grading options. Use the grading guideline that suits YOUR classroom!
This product is Part two of a series!
Please consider our Part One Product, Sonnet History, A Common Core Presentation w Printables and Quiz(gr 8-12).
Complete with printable companion notes, Common Core Standards, 3-Day Lesson Plan, Assessment, and Key!
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