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Creating Your Own Sonnet 
The best way to gain appreciation for the sonnet form is to write one of your own. Choose a topic that is import to you and write a Shakespearean sonnet expressing your feelings and thoughts. Requirements: Iambic pentameter for every line Correct rhyme scheme Content-clear subject and story, speaker,tone and message Quatrains/couplets-3 quatrains/1 couplet
Rubric Code: W2X6WW8
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Subject: English  
Type: Assignment  
Grade Levels: 9-12


Powered by iRubric Creating a Sonnet
  Poor

1 pts

Fair

2 pts

Good

4 pts

Excellent

5 pts

Written in Iambic Pentameter

Unstressed-stressed pattern, with 10 syllables to a line

Poor

Not written in iambic pentameter.
Fair

Written in iambic pentameter with mistakes in each stanza.
Good

Written in iambic pentameter with one or two problems with syllables or unstressed-stressed pattern.
Excellent

Written in perfect iambic pentameter
Appropriate Format

3 stanzas with 4 lines each,
1 stanza with 2 lines

Poor

Written with over four too many or few lines.
Fair

Written with three or four too many or few lines.
Good

Written with one or two too many or few lines.
Excellent

Written in proper format.
Uses literary devices:

Figurative language-i.e. imagery, similes, metaphors, etc.

Poor

No use of literary devices.
Fair

Literary devices are few and weak.
Good

Literary devices are evident and purposeful.
Excellent

Literary devices are varied and very effective.
Appropriate Rhyme Scheme

ABABCDCDEFEF GG

Poor

No rhyme scheme is used.
Fair

Rhyme scheme is scattered or rhymed throughout.
Good

Rhyme scheme is used with few mistakes.
Excellent

Proper rhyme scheme is used.
Spelling and Grammar

Poor

Over 5 spelling or grammar mistakes
Fair

Four to five spelling or grammar mistakes.
Good

One to three spelling or grammar mistakes.
Excellent

No spelling or grammar mistakes.
Content

Main focus of poem

Poor

No subject or message present. Does not demonstrate use of a speaker. Tone lacks control.




1 point
Fair

May not contain a subject or message,
Does not demonstrate use of a speaker.
Tone is unclear.
Good

Demonstrates use of speaker and tone.
Excellent

Clear subject, speaker tone and message



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  • Sonnet, Shakespeare, Shakespearean, poetry

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