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Workshop 1: Listening and Speaking with Poetry: An Introduction

Workshop 1: Listening and Speaking with Poetry: An Introduction
Workshop 1: Listening and Speaking with Poetry: An Introduction

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  • Breathe-in experience, breathe-out poetry. — Muriel Rukeyser The primary activities of this first workshop provide the orientation and...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: What Is a Poem? 10 Activity 2: The Poet's Tools 15 Activity 3: Building a Poem 25 Faith in Action:...
  • During today's introductory workshop, participants will share their feelings about poetry. Chances are you enjoy poetry and that is one...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and matches Preparation for Activity During Workshop 2, Alternate Activity 2, Designing an Opening, the...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Introduction to Poetry Newsprint and markers Preparation for Activity Photocopy Handout 1, " Introduction...
  • Materials for Activity Singing the Living Tradition , one per participant Newsprint and markers Optional: Dry erase board and markers...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint and markers Current newspaper article or excerpt Preparation for Activity Find several short newspaper...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice Singing the Living Tradition , one for every other participant Preparation for Activity If hymnals are not...
  • Use the experience of this first workshop to evaluate how well the given time for activities matched the time you actually used (this can...
  • Materials for Activity Journals and pens or pencils Description of Activity Participants will think of creative ways to engage with...
  • Materials for Activity Journals and pens or pencils Preparation for Activity Make sure the list of poet's tools is posted where all...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint and markers Description of Activity Invite participants to create a group covenant to guide them in their...
  • Breathe-in experience, breathe-out poetry. — Muriel Rukeyser DURING TODAY'S WORKSHOP... We discussed our previous experiences with poetry...
  • Billy Collins, "Introduction to Poetry" from The Apple That Astonished Paris. Copyright 1988, 1996 by Billy Collins. Used by permission of...
  • The publisher McGraw-Hill has an Online Learning Center, which offers a glossary of poetic terms that you might find useful. eNotes , an...

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