Slam Poetry in Schools

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Performing Slam Poetry - This lesson starts with G7 students watching a slam performance while following along with the performance copy. They then identify how the poet's delivery matches the performance copy that shows slowing down, speeding up,
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Oral Communication, Poetry
Grades:
7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Literacy Center Ideas, Video Files
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.5
$6.50
Video & Supporting Document
Duration: 08:29
By Slam Poetry in Schools
The Art of Editing - In this lesson G7 students learn the art of editing their creative writing by going through everything they’ve written during the previous three lessons. They start by identifying their favourite lines. Then they go through and
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Oral Communication, Poetry
Grades:
7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Literacy Center Ideas, Video Files
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.5
$6.50
Video & Supporting Document
Duration: 12:23
By Slam Poetry in Schools
Imagery Using Expressions is lesson 3 in a series of 5 videos.Our writing prompt is, "some days life feels like..."In this lesson G7 students learn to write descriptively using expressions as their imagery.This lesson comes with an instructional
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Oral Communication, Poetry
Grades:
7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Literacy Center Ideas, Video Files
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.5
$6.50
Video & Supporting Document
Duration: 10:51
By Slam Poetry in Schools
Imagery Using Journey of Life & Travel is lesson 2 in a series of 5 videos.Our writing prompt is, "some days life feels like..."In this lesson G7 students learn to write descriptively using the journey of life and travel as their imagery.This
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Oral Communication, Poetry
Grades:
7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Literacy Center Ideas, Video Files
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.5
$6.50
Video & Supporting Document
Duration: 07:17
By Slam Poetry in Schools
Imagery Using Weather is the 1 lesson in a series of 5 videos.Our writing prompt is, "some days life feels like..."In this lesson G7 students learn to write descriptively using types of weather as their imagery.This lesson comes with an
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Oral Communication, Poetry
Grades:
7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Literacy Center Ideas, Video Files
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.5
$6.50
Video & Supporting Document
Duration: 08:39
By Slam Poetry in Schools
Personal Voice POV is the fifth lesson in a slam poetry video series designed specifically for teachers who would like to use slam poetry in their classroom to get their students excited about creative writing. Video Time: 8:20 In this lesson we
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Poetry
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Multimedia, English (UK)
$6.50
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Arts in Education Consultant Specializing in Creative Development Mentorships & Creative Literacy -- Professional Slam Poet, Songwriter & Author Creative Director for the national artist collective, Tribe of One I teach slam poetry to thousands of students in schools across Canada each year, and produce my best material into courses and resources for fellow educators.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Slam Poetry is a very collaborative. Lessons start with group interaction and lead into individual writing followed by students performing (slamming) their poetry in front of the class.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Nominated for the Making a Difference Award, Winnipeg, MB, Canada. 2009 -- House of Commons Letter of Recognition - Judy Wasylycia-Leis, Member of Parliament, Winnipeg, North, 2009 -- Winner of The Spirit of Canada: Poetry, Spoken Word and Singer/Songwriters' Contest, 2011, Victoria, B.C.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Briercrest College, SK, 1986/88 -- Camtek Institute of Technology, B.C.1992/93 -- University of Winnipeg, 2006/07 -- Art Institute of Vancouver, B.C. 2014

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Featured on 12 international CDs including a Slam Poetry album featuring Janet Rogers, Victoria's Poet Laureate. Author of Four Homeless Millionaires - How One Family Found Riches By Leaving Everything Behind I produce courses & resources that help educators engage and empower their students.

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