To recognize iambic pentameter
To recognize English Sonnet
To write a sonnet
Shakespeare wrote 154 sonnets, all in the exact same format. We'll look at the structure of the English sonnet - also known as the Shakespearean sonnet in this tutorial. Then you'll get a chance to write your own!
Use this to mark and take notes as directed by the video lesson. You will receive a grade and it is due when you turn in your completed sonnet at the end of this lesson.
View this lesson along with the printout (above). You may need to pause it from time to time to take the proper notes and mark up the sonnets as directed. There are two assignments to turn in at the end: your notes (PDF above) and a sonnet (see below).
You will have two things to turn in:
You can find the grading rubric here.
Both the handout and the sonnet are due Monday, February 4.