Introduction to the Poetry Unit

Students explore, analyze and interpret one form of poetry writing called Poetry Slam. They hear several examples of unexpected poetry and view a video of "Slam Nation." The books, "Hey You! C'mere: A Poetry Slam," by Elizabeth Swados and/or "My Best Books for Teaching the Poetry Slam," page are also alternate suggestions for usage with this lesson.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Technology
Video
Usage Permissions
Fine Print