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Workshop 14: The Poetry Slam

Workshop 14: The Poetry Slam
Workshop 14: The Poetry Slam

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  • A poet who reads his verse in public may have other nasty habits. — Robert Heinlein Today is the big day: the Poetry Slam performance. You...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Activity 1: Gathering and Focus 10 Activity 2: Poetry Slam! 50 Closing Faith in Action: Performing the Choral Reading 5 10
  • You have worked hard to bring the participants to this point. Before their performance they are bound to be anxious. Your role as a "...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and matches Description of Activity Gather around the chalice. As a volunteer lights the chalice, ask the...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and matches Microphones and sound system Preparation for Activity Make sure microphones are live...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of poems to be read Microphones and sound system Printed program of readers Optional: Other audio-visual...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice Singing the Living Tradition Description of Activity Use the Closing designed by your group or the one...
  • You all did it! Take a deep breath. Thank your co-leader for her/his help in the process. The next workshop is your final meeting with the...
  • Materials for Activity Optional: Props, costumes, or music that the group planned to use Copies of the choral reading script Preparation...
  • A poet who reads his verse in public may have other nasty habits. — Robert Heinlein DURING TODAY'S SESSION... POETRY SLAM! REFLECTION...
  • Youth Speaks Online is the nation's leading non-profit presenter of spoken word performance, education, and youth development programs...

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