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Grammar of Poetry teaches the mechanics of poetry by using the classical approach of imitation. It is designed for 6-9th grade level, but is also appropriate for older children and adults seeking to achieve a better knowledge of how poetry works.

This series:

  • Makes students become active participants as they learn the craft of writing poems
  • Offers practical tips and helps, including how to use a rhyming dictionary
  • Shows how great writers use figures of speech effectively, and even when to break the rules of poetry
  • Includes student activities for every chapter, including riddles to solve
  • Includes a glossary of terms and a list of over 150 quality poems
  • Models real-life examples from Shakespeare

Learn more about Grammar of Poetry on compassclassroom.com.

Download the sample Student Text & Teacher's Guide.

Please note: there are no downloadable texts for this course. You must purchase printed books if you wish to follow the assignments in the videos.

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About Instructor

Matt Whitling

Matt is the principal of Logos School in Moscow, Idaho, as well as a featured speaker at conferences around the country. He personally loves literature and poetry, and has many years imparting that same love to middle school students. He and his wife have seven children. Matt is featured in Grammar of Poetry.

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  • 30 Lessons
  • 30 Steps