Introduction to Poetry (6 Week Course)
In this 6 week course, students will learn literary elements found in poetry, explore traditional poetry forms (i.e. couplets, haiku, limericks, and free verse) and edit/workshop original work.
Teacher Leif, MT-BC
62 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 1 learner
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class
$21 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 6 weeks
50 minutes per class
Each class will begin with a creative writing exercise. We will then move into an interactive lesson using a combination of slides, class discussion, and exercises. Students will have ample opportunity to ask questions, interact with each other, and share their original work. Below is an overview of the course flow. My teaching style for this course is structured around specific content, yet student paced, so some weeks may vary from the description depending on student needs. Students do not...
Bachelors of Music Therapy (MT-BC) 5 years working in education Professional Songwriter Banff Centre for the Art Emerging Writers Residency 2022 Published (Oxford University Press) & Self Published Poet (2 poetry chapbooks) Berklee Poetry Slam Team- CUPSI Spoken Word Poetry (2 courses) Completed Poetry Courses through Brooklyn Poets, Brooklyn NY
Students will have a weekly writing assignment that puts to use what was learned in class each week.
Each week, students will have the option to receive feedback on their homework assignments.
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Teacher Leif, MT-BC
Board Certified Music Therapist, Neurologic Music Therapist, 5+ years in Special Education, Berklee College of Music Graduate, published writer, songwriter, nature lover!
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
62 total reviews
138 completed classes
My name is Leif (they/them) and I am a Board Certified Music Therapist and Neurologic Music Therapist with specialization in education (specifically IEP-based services). I am a published writer (Oxford University Press) and songwriter for various...