Day 1

Shakespeare's Sonnets Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Translating Shakespeare #1

    Kind of Activity:



    Students will be able to interpret Shakespeare's language comfortably

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.6


    Have a brief discussion with the class about Shakespeare's language. His language is challenging, often difficult to understand; students should understand that you know this as well! Let them share their struggles with each other.

    Then divide the class into small groups. Assign each group one of the sonnets from today's readings. Each group should work together to create a modern translation of their assigned...

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