This course is meant to inspire elementary aged students on their exploration of poetry. The course includes different forms of poetry, including acrostic, haiku, shape, and cinquain poetry. It guides students step by step as to how they can create their own poetry. In addition, it introduces students to key literary devices found in poetry, such as simile, metaphor and alliteration.
By the end of the course, students will have published their very own book of poems to share at a Poetry Author's Celebration.
Appropriate for students aged 7 - 11.