How to Write Like Shakespeare

Average rating:4.2Number of reviews:(5)
Completed by 11 learners
Learn the basics of iambic pentameter, sonnet form, Shakespeare's dramatic structure, and practice writing Shakespearean speeches.
Paul H. The Shakespearean Student
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(50)
year old learners
learners per class


Charged upfront
Meets once
55 minute class

Available times

Table of available sections

Class Experience

US Grade 8 - 11
Students will learn how Shakespeare wrote his poetry and plays by learning the basics of iambic pentameter, Dramatic Structure, rhyming couplets, and sonnets.
Students will work on turning in a sonnet for a grade. We will work on the rhyming couplet together as a class, and then I will send a worksheet about the form of sonnets for the students to fill out. They will then email me the final version for a grade.
A worksheet on how to write sonnets will be supplied. In addition, a handout on plot structure and soliloquy will also be provided.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Students will receive a participation badge for posting comments. Students will receive a digital badge for their sonnet, and a participation certificate for completing all course work.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
No outside resources are required. 

Meet the teacher

Paul H. The Shakespearean Student
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(50)
I specialize in Shakespeare and Astronomy, having worked in theater for over 10 years, and for two years as a professional astronomy assistant. I teach courses in Shakespeare Appreciation and Shakespearean acting, as well as basic astronomy for... 
SafetyPrivacyCA PrivacyLearner PrivacyTerms
Outschool International
Get The App
Download on the App StoreGet it on Google Play
© 2023 Outschool