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Course Description

In this course you will gain comfort with teaching poetry analysis and writing in your classroom. Using meaningful contemporary and classic poems, you will understand how to break them down and guide students into writing their own poems. This course will help you to discover the joy in teaching poetry! Grade levels:2 - 12

Learner Outcomes

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Explore and understand poetry analysis.
  • Read and understand classic and contemporary poems.
  • Implement poetry teaching strategies in the classroom.

Notes

This course is available for variable credits. Please check section information to ensure you are registering for the desired number of credits.
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Section Title
Bring Joy Into Teaching Poetry
Type
self-paced
Dates
Start Now, you have 364 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Delivery Options
Distance Learning  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (3 units) $675.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook

Select the text that fits your interests and grade level:

Text Structures from Poetry: Lesson to Help Students Analyze, and Create Poems They Will Remember by Gretchen Bernabei and Laura Van Prooyen

OR

Poems Are Teachers: How Studying Poetry Strengthens Writing in All Genres by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater

Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with The Innovative Northwest Teacher (TINT)


Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.


Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


 

Section Title
Bring Joy Into Teaching Poetry
Type
self-paced
Dates
Start Now, you have 364 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Delivery Options
Distance Learning  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (5 units) $955.00
Available for Credit
5 Quarter Credits
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook

Select the text that fits your interests and grade level:

Text Structures from Poetry: Lesson to Help Students Analyze, and Create Poems They Will Remember by Gretchen Bernabei and Laura Van Prooyen

OR

Poems Are Teachers: How Studying Poetry Strengthens Writing in All Genres by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater

Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with The Innovative Northwest Teacher (TINT)


Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.


Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


 

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