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Poetry Writing

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy - SCH Academy

Monday, January 7, 2019 - Monday, March 11, 2019
SCH Academy 8000 Cherokee Street PhiladelphiaPA  19118
Monday, January 7, 2019 - Monday, March 11, 2019
SCH Academy 8000 Cherokee Street PhiladelphiaPA  19118

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What's Included

In Poetry Writing, students will explore a variety of different kinds of poems such as acrostics, limericks, narrative poems, free verse poems, haikus, blackout poetry, and more. Students will listen to, read, and study examples of how various authors construct these poems and then use the inspiration to create their own meaningful works. Students will also be invited to share and perform poems in their very own Poetry Slam at the end of this course. This course will be taught by Christine Saraco who is an SCH English teacher for Middle School Girls. She has a BA in English and Education from Ursinus College and a Master's Degree as a reading specialist PK-12 from St. Joseph's University. Perviously, she taught High School English and special education. She brings a passion for literature and discussion to the poetry writing program, as well as a deep knowledge of explicit instruction in various reading and writing strategies. Dates: MONDAYS January 7, 2019 through March 11, 2019 Time: 4pm-5pm Location: Lower School for Girls Cost: $225

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During the summer months, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy is home to a variety of day camps for boys and girls ages 3 to 14, collectively known as Summerside on the Hill. Our camps differ in length and frequency and offer something for kids of all ages and interests. Each Summerside on the Hill camp is run by passionate, enthusiastic professionals, who are experts in their fields. Whether your child enjoys crafts, sports, performing arts, music, or computer animation, you can find the perfect fit to make his or her summer memorable and special!  For details on different programs, ages, and dates see full camp descriptionby category.

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SCH Academy 8000 Cherokee Street PhiladelphiaPA  19118
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