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English

Young Poet Society: Limerick Writing

During our two meetings, young learners that are interested in beginning to write poetry will learn about, write, and share limericks.
Summer Jacobson
622 total reviews for this teacher
4 reviews for this class
Completed by 9 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
Class
30 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 2 weeks
7-11
year olds
2-5
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Description

Class Experience

In this class, students will:
·  	Be able to define, and identify the form and structure of, limericks
·  	Develop vocabulary and ideas for writing limericks
·  	Be able to compose a limerick
·  	Practice art as a form of self-expression
·  	Build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills
·  	Practice creative and critical thinking 
I absolutely love poetry! I wrote and studied poetry seriously from ages 16-23. Although more of a side hobby now, I still have a passion for writing poetry and can’t wait to share that with students!
After our first class, students will be asked to return next week with at least one original limerick. More are always encouraged!
 1 file available upon enrollment
· A notebook and pencil for notes during class, and a limerick (or a few) later! There will also be a handout available to download which outlines some tips for writing limericks to help through the writing process, as well as an “empty” Rhyming Tree for your learner to practice & brainstorm with on their own.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Because this is such a short class, there is no formal assessment. Our second class will determine what students took away from our first meeting. 
30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
We will be reflecting on and talking about how certain poems make us feel, but the limericks we read in class have been specifically curated by me. I've ensured all content is age- and developmentally-appropriate. 

Teacher

Summer Jacobson
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Let's Create & Learn Together!
622 total reviews
435 completed classes

About Me

IMPORTANT NOTE AS OF AUGUST 2022: I was accepted into a graduate program and have begun to pursue my MA--and it's keeping me extremely busy! I apologize for not being able to run live classes for the time being. :( I will continue to run my flex... 
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