Poetry Parade
Aug 5-9
2:30-4:30
ECp Centre in Central
July 29-Aug 2
9:15-11:15
ECP Centre in Central
July 15-19
9:15-11:15
ECP Centre in Central
July 2-5
2:30-4:30
ECP Centre in Central
Overview
Explore the joys of poetry in this summer creative writing and publishing workshop! Students will experiment with rhythm and rhyme and write many different types and forms of poetry over the week. They will then revise their poems, thinking about word and language choice, rhythm, and line breaks to prepare their pieces to be published.
Learning objectives
Specific to this workshop:
  • Explore and appreciate the genre of poetry
  • Read and discuss sample poems
  • Become familiar with poetic forms including haiku and cinquain
  • Learn and apply different writing techniques and literary devices, including sensory description, alliteration, rhyme, metaphor and simile
As a writer:
  • Be introduced to ECP process of writing, revising and editing pieces to be published
  • Stretch creative thinking and take creative risks
  • Express ideas with detail
  • Sequence ideas logically
  • Use vocabulary that they know in their writing
  • Improve writing skills through individualised feedback from the teacher
  • Correct identified technical errors in their work to prepare writing to be published
As a learner:
  • Develop creativity and collaboration through a workshop environment
  • Learn to look at own work critically and consider how to improve it
  • Learn to be open to and respond to constructive feedback
  • Gain confidence as a writer by writing and publishing poems in a booklet for a real audience
Creative Writing & Publishing

max size
7
Sessions
5
For children aged
6 to 8
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