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The Workshop: Poetry Grades 10-12

July 18, 2016 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Meets daily July 18-22. This week-long workshop is for students entering 10th – 12th grades and is geared specifically for older writers. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 1 pm-4 pm each day. During the last half-hour of camp on Friday, family and friends are invited to The Cabin for lemonade and a public reading of student writing.

Create amazing poetry.

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Explore poetry in this small group workshop dedicated to experimentation in a wide range of forms, from page to performance. Whether you’re into sonnets or slam, our teaching-poet will help you write poems for voice or for the page. You’ll discuss work by contemporary poets, write lots of new work, and participate in constructive critique aimed to help you prepare a small collection of poems worthy of publication.

Focii for Student Learning:

  • Analyze model texts’ use of language and structure to think, talk, and write about what makes a successful poem
  • Consider writing in the larger context of contemporary poetry
  • Write a substantive group of poems!
  • Sharing work with peers out loud and in writing to learn how to participate in critique and collaborative revision
  • Articulate your project and your vision of what it means to be a writer

Our ticketing system charges a $4.50 convenience fee for each camp purchased online. To avoid this fee, register by phone: 208-331-8000.


July 18, 2016
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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