Teaching Techniques

Imagery Poetry Technique

8 years to Adult

This is my signature poetry technique writing from imagery. I use it all the time in workshops with my students. It quickly produces amazing powerful results.


Start Writing Poetry Technqiue

5 years to Adult

Enjoy teaching this writing poetry technique that is fun, taps into what the writer knows and shows the rudimentary differences between prose and poetry.


Incident Poetry Technique

7 years to 12 years

Incident poetry writing technique is really effective for getting students from Grade 3 to Grade 6 writing poems.


Patterning a Poem Technique

Secondary students to adults

This is a great technique to write a new poem of your own using a published poem that you like and patterning it with your own words.