In this interactive STEM poetry reading and writing workshop, we’ll become junior scientists, practicing observation as a way into poetry. We’ll consider three short bug poems by child poets, noticing how each describes bugs in fresh ways. Then, we’ll study a photo of a familiar creature and collect words, looking with a poet’s eye to see how the extraordinary often hides within the familiar. First, we’ll draft a group poem, and then, participants will be encouraged to write their own.
|Where:||Education Room 349 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible) |
|When:||Sun, Mar 5, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm|
|Signing area:||Signing Area - Children (following presentation)|
|Genre:||Children / Teens|
Dianne White is an award-winning author of picture books. Recent and forthcoming publications include "Look and Listen: Who's in the Garden," "Meadow, Brook?" illustrated by Amy Schimler-Safford, "Dark on Light," illustrated by Felicita Sala, "Winter Lullaby," illustrated by Ramona Kaulitzki and "The Sharing Book," illustrated by Simone Shin....