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Merchant of Venice Literature Learning Camp #2

We started with Shakespeare Poetry - Rhyme Scheme of a sonnet is ABAB, CDCD, EFEF, GG Using this outline for the sonnets, they created a sonnet in groups of 3 or 4. 

I had divided this Shakespeare magnetic poetry kit into 4 groups using baking sheets for the students to build their sonnets on. Some used many of the words others only used some, but all did a great job! Here is the list of words that the students had to choose from.
It was challenging doing a complete poem but some teams managed it. Others did just one quatrain. 

We reviewed the types of characters - I used this list and I used the character list from this unit study and had the students mark the characters with one or more of the traits.
I was hoping that the students would get to this Character Analysis but there just wasn’t time. If your student is interested in doing it here is the link

I had the students pick an index card for their group on the cards I reversed the religion of each of the main characters and then the…

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