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Workshop 12: Poems On Stage: Exploring Poetry Out Loud

Workshop 12: Poems On Stage: Exploring Poetry Out Loud
Workshop 12: Poems On Stage: Exploring Poetry Out Loud

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  • One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and if it were possible, to speak a few...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: Poetry Out Loud 15 Activity 2: Speaking Our Own Words 20 Activity 3: You and the Poetry Slam, Part I...
  • This workshop begins the preparations for a Poetry Slam. Asking youth to perform for non-peers is a challenge. Think back to such a...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and matches Description of Activity Use the Opening designed by your group or the one provided below. Gather...
  • Materials for Activity Recording or live computer link of poetry read aloud Print-outs of the poems to be heard DVD or CD player or...
  • Materials for Activity Pencils or pens and journals Optional: Computers and printers Preparation for Activity Decide how much time you can...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint and markers Journals Preparation for Activity Write the date, time, and place for the Poetry Slam on the...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice Singing the Living Tradition Description of Activity Use the Closing designed by your group or the one...
  • Planning a performance for workshop participants is a big job. Take time to check in with your co-leader on how each of you is feeling. Is...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: 8.5 x 11 inch paper and art materials for creating flyers A box or basket to collect submissions...
  • Materials for Activity Print-outs of the poems to be read aloud Poetry anthologies suitable for youth (see Find Out More for suggestions)...
  • Materials for Activity Provide books, handouts, and other resources to allow participants a choice of poems for the activity (see Find Out...
  • One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and if it were possible, to speak a few...
  • Youth Speaks Online is the nation's leading non-profit presenter of spoken word performance, education, and youth development programs. The...

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