Language Objective: I will identify key arguments and traits of Spoken Word Poetry and perform someone else's poem with my group.
Essential Question: What is spoken word poetry. how does it work and how can you create your own spoken word poem?
We will be performing your SWP on stage at school (open to this class only) on Thursday, January 7. You will receive 15 points extra credit, if you have your poem memorized for this, otherwise just read it for regular assignment credit.
Open Mic Night: Saturday, January 9, 6 p.m. @ High Point Coffee
To participate in our Community Event Open Mic night, come to High Point Coffee on Saturday, January 9th at 6 to sign up (Open Mic Night goes from 7-10 p.m.) Sign up individually or as a group. Every participant will earn 20 points extra credit.
The address is:
High Point Coffee
7800 S Redwood Rd.
West Jordan, UT 8488
1. Finish up your SWP.
2. Read your SWP out loud three times to yourself.
3. Read/perform your SWP to the rest of your group.
4. Offer feedback to each member in your group (verbally or on sticky notes):
- What worked really well in this poem?
- What was confusing? What questions do you have after hearing it?
- What would you like to know more about?
5. Revise SWP based on peer feedback.
6. Read SWP to the class.
7. SWP Reflection:
- What was your process in creating this poem?
- What did you struggle with? How did you overcome these struggles?
- How did your poem change as you were writing it?
- What would you change/improve next time?
- Your finalized, edited, and revised SWP
- Your SWP reflection