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William Shakespeare: “Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day?” Poetry Parody

William Shakespeare: “Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day?” Poetry Parody
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Students learn from the greats by reading mentor text poems and writing their own using templates!

Hook students into poetry by making it seem as easy as fill-in-the-blank! Great for any British Literature class or regular English Language Arts, this editable template page uses a side-by-side layout so that students can read the original and quickly begin making their own (serious or silly) versions of the poem. The blank spaces force students to think carefully about grammar, rhyme, alliteration, and syllables so that the poem still “sounds like” the mentor text.

This activity is an excerpt from my Bundle of 5 Poetry Mad Libs from British Literature, where you will find four MORE mad lib templates and a full directions page that includes easy CCSS grading. (There’s also an American Literature version of the Poetry Mad Libs too!) All of the directions and templates in the bundles are EDITABLE, and the full versions include directions and a rubric.

The printout includes:
• the original poem,
• a question for reading comprehension,
• a fill-in “mad lib” style template, and
• a “challenge” option for any student who might find the mad lib template too easy.

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4 pages
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Teaching Duration
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