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This class will begin with a brief lecture to explain the form of poetry called Haiku. Next, I will work with each learner to brainstorm topic ideas in order to get them started writing their own Haiku poem that they may choose to share with the class. I will be interacting with each student as they write their own Haiku, in order to answer questions and give feedback on their ideas. We will discuss how each of their poems fit into the Haiku form. No previous experience with poetry is...
Students will learn what makes a poem a Haiku. They will also learn a brainstorming technique to develop topic ideas in preparation for writing their own Haiku. Students will also learn the basics of a writing workshop, where we share our writing and discuss how it fits into the Haiku form.
paper and a pen or pencil
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Learner progress will be assessed informally during the workshop portion of the class.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
1 completed class
I teach writing and literature classes. I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in English/Writing from George Mason University and a Master of Fine Arts in Writing from the University of Memphis. In addition to having college teaching experience, I have...