Shakespearean Sonnet Project

This Shakespearean Sonnet Project activity & project also includes:

Stanzas, quatrains, couplets. Rhyme scheme, iambic pentameter, volta. Class members conclude their study of Shakespearian sonnets with a project designed to demonstrate their understanding of the key elements of this fixed form of poetry. Using the provided worksheet, individuals paraphrase a sonnet, respond to questions about it, and create a visual aid to use as they recite their sonnet from memory. To conclude the exercise they then craft their own sonnet.

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Pros
  • As a culminating assignment, the project is designed to demonstrate understanding of the Shakespearian sonnet form
  • A detailed rubric is included for all the required elements in the project
Cons
  • The resource would need to be reformatted to remove some specifics such as due dates