Teacher Resources

The Sonnets of William Shakespeare

Sonnet 18 lesson plan and worksheet (Word / PDF versions)

Sonnets 29 and 30 lesson plan and worksheet (Word / PDF for classroom, Word version for computer lab use)

Sonnet 130 lesson plan, Image Words handout, Mad Libs and worksheet

Sonnet 145 lesson plan and worksheet

The files below contain all five Shakespeare Sonnets used in these lessons. They have been edited gently for appropriateness in the elementary and middle school classroom. (If you are working with high school students, use Shakespeare's original language!)


Dr. Barbara Mather Cobb
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Murray State University
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