21st Century Pop Sonnets

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This past March, middle school students participated in a 21st Century activity on pop sonnets with Ms. Syrett and Ms. Greco. This activity was inspired by a book of the same name which puts a Shakespearean spin on your favorite pop songs. In this two-session activity, students learned about the sonnet form, Shakespeare's biography, and then participated in a pop sonnet match challenge. Congratulations to 8th grader, Mia Dircks, who won the challenge and took home the prize! For more on pop sonnets, visit: http://popsonnet.tumblr.com/.