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Found poems take existing texts and refashion them, reorder them, and present them as poems.
Poetry slams breathe new life into the poetry genre.
Educator Brenda Dyck reflects on how she used a Poetry Slam, an event in which student-poets perform their work and are judged by members of an audience, to refocus her students. She shares how her students took this 1980s art form and turned it into an opportunity to connect with their peers and teachers. Included: Benchmarks for student presentations plus links to additional poetry-slam resources.
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Music, level: Middle Posted Fri Mar 24 11:43:09 PST 2000 by Virginia Martin ( firstname.lastname@example.org ). Ketron Middle School, Sullivan County, TN Materials Required: reference materials; Internet access Activity Time: 5 class periods Concepts Taught: building self-esteem; music/literature analysis/appreciation
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