Shakespearean Sonnet Explication Assignment, Sample, & Rubric

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Shakespearean Sonnet Explication Assignment, Sample, & Rubric

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This lesson by Bespoke ELA contains an assignment for explicating a Shakespearean sonnet. It's tailored specifically for Shakespearean sonnets rather than poems in general. 

The Shakespearean Sonnet Explication Assignment includes:

1. Explication Essay Assignment
2. Explication Rubric
3. Sample Explication Essay of "Sonnet 18"
4. Sonnet Analysis Guide/ Explication Preparation Guide


Use this assignment as a summative assessment for your next Shakespearean sonnet unit. It's a great way to assess both reading and writing skills using Shakespeare's sonnets!

Pair this with the Bespoke ELA Pop Sonnet Assignment to engage students with Shakespeare's work! Click here!

Common Core Standards
R1-6, 11/ W1-2, 4-5, 10/ L1-6

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