Writing Poetry for Children

WRITING 762.5E

Learn how to write poetry for very young readers in this workshop for absolute beginners.

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Remote Instruction
Starting at $30.00
As few as 1 day
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What you can learn.

  • Understand what elements make children fall in love with a poem
  • Write in response to in-class prompts that spark creativity
  • Encounter and experiment with different poetic forms
  • Learn how to listen to children’s poetry to understand how it works

About this course:

Poetry for children is having its moment. Its Golden Age, actually. Teachers, parents, and publishers are hungrier for poetry, not just during National Poetry Month, but all year. Poetry is woven into school curriculum—in science, math, and more. So join the fun! In three hours of lecture, group participation, and individual writing time, you learn the basics of writing poetry for children, play with different forms, and learn to hear children's poetry with new ears.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
Saturday 10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: April Halprin Wayland
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Fee:
$30.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 22, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Sat Jan 23, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online

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