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Understanding Shakespearean Sonnets

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Looking for a quick reference sheet to help explain Shakespearean sonnets? Look no further! This worksheet covers the definition of a sonnet, briefly talks about William Shakespeare, break down stanzas, couplets, and rhyme scheme, and explains iambic pentameter. Using Shakespeare's Sonnet 30, students will see both Shakespeare's words as well as a paraphrase of each line. Finally, the activity finishes with 5 questions to help readers understand the meaning of the poem.
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