Students in this class will explore a variety of poetry forms and devices. In particular, students will learn the basics of Haiku, Limerick, Diamante, Cinquain, Quatrain, Couplet, Acrostic, and Bio-Poems. Students will learn poetic techniques including rhyme, syllabication, and pattern formation. Class is geared toward students in 3rd through 8th grade and is a pre-requisite for the spring Poetry II class.