Haiku Happiness will inspire creativity, teach literary and vocabulary skills, foster spontaneous thinking and build connection in a time where feeling isolated is prevalent.
In this live Zoom event, students will learn to write haiku drawing from literary and visual arts inspired topics. The workshop will culminate in a collaborative poem created by the group. This workshop is best suited for high school students in grades 9-12.
This live Zoom event will take place on June 29, 2020, at 2pm. Register today!
Demonstrate the ability to write haiku (NCAS #1 – Creating and #6 Presenting)
Perceive and report observations on an artistic work (NCAS #7 – Responding)
Collaborate with others to create a literary work of art (NCAS #10 – Connecting)
Staci’s love of Haiku began almost 20 years ago when she experienced the excitement about this ancient Japanese form of poetry from her students. She shares her enthusiasm for the 17-syllable poetic nuggets using a collaborative method in a safe environment that strengthens vocabulary, encourages critical thinking and builds community. Staci holds a B.A. from Duquesne University and an MFA from Point Park University. Learn more at www.TheHaikuNinja.com.