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Be You & Become a Better Writer: Poetry Writing, Self-Paced

Alison Sloan, Writing Teacher | Cert. ELA/ESL
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Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(420)
In this 5-lesson, self-paced, poetry writing course, learners will become better at poetry writing by completing 8 different creative poems as we break down poetry writing and analysis, as well as figurative language.

Class experience

US Grade 4 - 6
Follows Teacher-Created Curriculum
5 lessons//5 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Acrostics & Haikus
Learning about similes and metaphors, reading and analyzing poems, writing acrostic and haiku poems
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Limericks & Cinquains
Learning about hyperboles and onomatopoeias, reading and analyzing poems, writing limerick and cinquain poems
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Concretes & Diamantes
Learning about personification and alliteration, reading and analyzing poems, writing concrete and diamante poems
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Sonnets & Sensory Poems
Learning about idioms and sensory language, reading and analyzing poems, writing sonnet and sensory poems
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Poetry Book
Creating a digital poetry book to display written poems
Learners will improve their writing skills and knowledge of poetry and figurative language by completing 8 different types of poems.
Classroom teacher in the state of Texas for 5th and 6th grade English for 5 years. 
Homework Offered
Learners will be given various practice assignments each week in addition to the poems they are writing.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Learners are given video feedback on their writing at the end of each week.
Grades Offered
Handouts will be sent each week if learner prefers to hand write poems.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
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Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(420)
Hello! Mrs. Ali here! I am a certified K-12 ELA/ESL writing teacher for the state of Texas with over eleven years of teaching experience in the classroom and online and degrees in psychology, linguistics, and sociology. Mix that all together and... 
Self-Paced Class


weekly or $55 for all content
5 pre-recorded lessons
5 weeks of teacher support
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1 year of access to the content

Completed by 65 learners
Ages: 9-12

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