Take Your Place in the Murray State Tradition
Shakespeare in the Schools

Skip Navigation LinksAcademics > Colleges/Schools and Departments > College of Humanities and Fine Arts > English and Philosophy > Shakespeare Festival > Shakespeare in the Schools > Teacher Resources > Sonnets

Teacher Resources

The Sonnets of William Shakespeare

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

Sonnets 29 and 30 lesson plan and worksheet (WordPDF 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

Shakespeare's Sonnet 18

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
7B-15 Faculty Hall

Murray State University

Murray KY 42071-3341


Decorative image
Site Directory