Day 2

Shakespeare's Sonnets Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Translating Shakespeare #2

    Kind of Activity:

    Technology

    Objective:

    Students will be able to interpret Shakespeare's language comfortably

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.9, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.10

    Structure:

    Continuing the activity from Day #1, students should look at the website where they and their classmates have posted translated sonnets. Have copies of the original sonnets to distribute. Show each translated sonnet to the class individually, and have them decide which translation goes with which original.

    When the students have finished guessing, initiate a short, focused classroom discussion on discrepancies they see in each other's...

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