Spoken Word Poetry Assignment with Distance Option

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8th - 12th, Homeschool
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SPOKEN WORD POETRY: Inspire your students to find their voices with spoken word poetry. Updated for use with Google Drive.

In this unit they will be introduced to four different spoken word poems and to the techniques of the poets. Students will be given a chance to respond to and discuss the ideas presented in the poems and then will work on one of their own. The unit uses a workshop approach so students can help each other develop their ideas and practice their delivery.

Included in this package:

-A step-by-step procedure for teacher

-A handout on spoken word poetry (or Google Slide)

-Handouts for student work/responses (or a Google Slide)

-A guide/checklist for student revision

-Answer keys and rubric

Would you like more poetry activities? Check out my

Analyzing Poetry Stations (updated for distance learning)

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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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