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Poetry Appreciation (B)

Global Poetry - A Look at Poets and Poetry From Around the World!

Shaheen Rasheed, MS Ed.
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(637)
A look at world famous poets' lives and their poems to experience the literary genius beyond the west!

Class experience

This class is taught in English.
Students will increase their knowledge of literary terms and poetic devices through discussing poems and the lives of poets from around the world. 
Students will learn to parse a poem and share their knowledge of themes and meanings as derived from their readings. 
Students will learn to cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the poet says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the poem. 
Students will determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the poem, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful.
Homework Offered
Read all assigned poems ahead of class time. Come prepared to discuss themes, literary devices and feelings related to poems.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Informal, conversational assessments through discussion.
Grades Offered
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
  • Poetry resources
Students will recieve links to poems all available inthe public domain.
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(637)
Hello! I'm Shaheen and I look forward to meeting you all virtually. I've been teaching language arts and the humanities for over 25 years in public, private and charter schools to elementary, middle and high school students. I also homeschool my... 
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for 4 classes
1x per week, 4 weeks
60 min

Completed by 19 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 10-15
2-14 learners per class

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