Writing Nature Poetry!
In this course, students will learn the elements of poetry & prose through the lens of nature.
Teacher Leif, MT-BC
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Completed by 7 learners
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class
$10 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 4 weeks
50 minutes per class
In this 4 week course, students will learn different elements of poetry through writing about nature. We will cover concepts such as rhyme, alliteration, personification, simile, and metaphor, as well as forms such as couplets, limerick, sense-based poetry, haiku, and free verse/prose. Each week, students will be introduced to examples of poetry, participate in a short writing exercise, and share their work with the class. The format is a combination of short lecture, exercise, and...
This class is taught in English.
- basic literary concepts (rhyme, alliteration, metaphor) - basic poetry form (couplets, prose, haiku, etc.) - writing prompts and revision - exploration of sense bound writing - how to tune into the natural world!
Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC) Banff Centre for Creative Arts Residency 2022 Published chapter in Oxford University Press Performance Poet @ Boston People's Climate March Self Published 2 poetry zines Completed Poetry courses through Brooklyn Poets
Students will have an optional writing project each week. It could take anywhere from 20 minutes to a few hours, depending on how long the student wishes their poem to be.
something to write with, a notepad, or a computer!
No formal grades or assessments. Teacher will offer weekly feedback to poets wishing to share in class or outside of class.
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...