Build With Your Words-Read and Write Poetry
We will read and discuss three different poems as inspiration and then the students will write and share their own poems.
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over 6 weeks
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We will read three different poems, as listed below and analyze and discuss them. We will brainstorm ideas on how to write poetry with similar themes and feelings as the ones we read in class. Then the students have one week to write their poems to share in class. The poems we will read and write are: August by Tove Jansson from The Summer Book and write a poem about the changing seasons Since Hannah Moved Away by Judith Viorst and use imagery to show emotions ( for example, happiness is...
To read poetry and be able to capture moods, feelings in their own poetry writing
I write a lot of poetry and have won two poetry awards for my own poetry
To write three different poems and share in classs
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
This is a good website for poems https://poets.org/
I believe in joy and curiosity and affirmation of the individual
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
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I am an immigrant from Sweden and have a masters degree in education from Lund/Malmö University. I used to teach social and political science, religion and geography. I have worked with children for almost 25 years. I have worked with...