You'll hear one more MLA reminder
Today, you will do a little sonnet peer-edit (click here)
You'll get a little intro into playing with Shakespearean language (Shakespearean Insult Powerpoint)
And you'll get the packet to get started on a Shakespearean Insult Skit of your own.
Example skit available <here>
HW - revise your sonnet if it needs it.
Little open note Shakespeare partner quiz (turn in today) 12 points
Turn in your pre-writes today.
We'll look at how to EXPLICATE a sonnet (and this will serve you as we move forward).
You will go through the 5 steps to explicat sonnet 18 on your own.
Powerpoint on Explication if you missed class - you should have Sonnet 18 explicated and paraphrased to turn in Monday.
CLICK HERE: How to write a Sonnet (and requirements)
ESSAYS DUE TONIGHT BY MIDNIGHT
HW - write a sonnet, due typed Monday
Requirements: iambic pentameter (10 syllables/line, da-DUM da-DUM rhythm)
Organization follows Shakespearean Sonnets: (Rhyme scheme ABABCDCDEFEFGG)
Incorporates a VOLTA (a turning point, usually starts with but, yet)
For more complete instructions, see the powerpoint above (how to write a sonnet)
Don't forget, your Gilgamesh project is due Wednesday, and because we are moving forward, you can expect some homework meanwhile.