Swing into The Art of Poetry!
Learn to express yourself through various poetic forms, understand the beauty of rhythm and rhyme, and discover the power of metaphor and imagery. It's a journey designed to awaken your inner poet and promote a mastery of writing skills.
US Grade 6 - 9
Beginner - Intermediate Level
"Tools of Poetry," offers a comprehensive exploration into the art of poetry over three weeks, with 45-minute sessions each week. The curriculum covers an array of poetic devices including simile, metaphor, rhythm, repetition, imagery, and alliteration, among others. Teaching methods are highly interactive and engaging, utilizing PowerPoint presentations, written assignments, and a variety of interactive techniques. Students can expect an enriching learning experience that includes lectures,...
Through the "Tools of Poetry" course, students will acquire a set of valuable traits. They will gain proficiency in identifying and utilizing key poetic devices like simile, metaphor, rhythm, repetition, imagery, and alliteration. Their ability to critically analyze and appreciate poetry will be significantly enhanced, alongside developing skills in crafting their own poetic compositions. This course will also improve their communication and interpretative skills, particularly in discussing and sharing insights about poetry. Students will build confidence in engaging with peers and the instructor through interactive discussions and feedback, fostering a deeper understanding and appreciation of the structure and beauty of poetry, which will serve them well beyond the course.
I've taught Units on Poetry to both American and Chinese students of all ages from elementary to college level. I am a writer myself with 12 published works so the written word is not only something I teach, but train myself on as well for practical application in the real world.
Homework OfferedThe homework will involve researching legendary poets and building their own poetry.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments OfferedQuizzes will be utilized to gauge student's retention of knowledge and ability to identify poetic devices such as alliteration, metaphor, simile, rhythm, rhyme, etc.
Meet the teacher
I'm Coach Los, inviting students to continue their journey towards becoming purpose filled adults. I am a graduate of The New York School for Dramatic Arts, and hold a Master’s in Public Administration, a Bachelor of Arts in English, and TEFL...
$20weekly or $60 for 3 classes
1x per week, 3 weeks
Live video meetings
1-8 learners per class