2021-2022 Graduate Academic Catalog

EARTS 6020 Teach This Poem: The Language of Poetry

By writing, sharing, and reading contemporary and traditional poetry, course participants will explore how to quickly and easily bring poetry into the classroom and the home. They will learn an interdisciplinary pedagogy for teaching poetry that enables all students to enter the world of poetry with confidence, and gain skills in using poetry to augment language, writing, and literacy skills in their own students, and to integrate poetry throughout the elementary and secondary curriculum.