Shakespeare Academy - Poetry for Beginners Yr 7-9 - July Holidays 2022

Shakespeare Academy • Chatswood 2067


    This course covers poetry analysis and comprehension. Students learn the vocabulary for analysing poetry, and put these to use by studying and analysing a range of poems from the 16th century to now. There are 28 poems included for study in the course. At the end of the course, students are equipped to analyse a wide variety of
    poetry, including Shakespearean sonnets.

    Student Writing Outcomes:
    • Original poetry inspired by the poems studied in class;
    • Opinion pieces about the poems studied in class; and
    • Analytical paragraphs or partial essays about the poems studied

    Student Learning Objectives:
    • Understanding and applying an extensive list of techniques for poetry analysis;
    • Critically evaluating a range of poems based on structure as well as meaning;
    • Studying poems by Shakespeare, Wordsworth, Keats, Shelley, Donne, Whitman,
    Wyatt, Surrey, Spenser, Poe, Kipling, Angelou, Henley, and more; and
    • Having the tools to analyse and write about poems in opinion pieces and essays

    Course Outline
    • Lesson 1: Introduction and the Language of Literature
    • Lesson 2: ‘We Real Cool’
    • Lesson 3: Life, Death, and Between
    • Lesson 4: Sonnets
    • Lesson 5: Sonnets and Nature

suite 504 level 5/8 Help St, Chatswood NSW 2067, Australia

12 - 15 years old

0 hour

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suite 504 level 5/8 Help St, Chatswood NSW 2067, Australia

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We offer high school English tutoring in our warm, supportive classrooms based in Chatswood and Sydney's City. Our inspirational teachers help you boost your marks and develop good study habits.


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