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Performance Poetry Rubric. American Studies Performance Poetry Performance Poetry Assessment Dear Performer, Now that you have written a poem about a person or an event from either the Gilded Age or the Progressive Era, you will be expected to bring this piece to life on the stage.

Performance Poetry Rubric

Before you read the rubric, take a look at the suggestions made to you by Steve Hodgman: Þ Think about how you stand. Where are your feet? Knowledgeable Person: Incorporation of Historical information Advanced: Your poem demonstrates a depth of knowledge about a specific event or person from either the Gilded Age or Progressive Era. Proficient: Your poem demonstrates solid knowledge about a specific event or person from either the Gilded Age or Progressive Era. Basic: Your poem demonstrates knowledge about a specific event or person from either the Gilded Age or Progressive Era.

Knowledgeable Person: Cohesion of Ideas and Details Basic: Your poem has an identifiable persona but this is not sustained throughout the poem. 5 Googley Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month with Eric Curts. Eric Curts gives us five ways to use Google apps, extensions and tools to celebrate Poetry Month.

5 Googley Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month with Eric Curts

From blackout poetry to rhymefinding extensions, learn about some tools you can use all year long in your language arts classes. Advancement Courses has more than 200 graduate level online PD courses for K-12 teachers. Go to and use the code COOL20 at checkout for 20% off any course. Listen Now 5 Ways to Celebrate Poetry Month Link to show: Date: April 27, 2018 Vicki: Today we’re talking with my “Mr.

Academy of American Poets. Where I’m From: Using Haiku Deck to Visualize Place. Here's a lesson I designed for use in my University of Alaska Southeast summer course - ALST 600.

Where I’m From: Using Haiku Deck to Visualize Place

I'll be working with nearly 40 preservice teachers in the secondary MAT program teaching Alaska Studies using a place-based approach that integrates good instructional practice and free ed tech tools across the curriculum. For more on this lesson click here This lesson features a poem as a prompt for a creative reflection. It also integrates two tools for presentation of the reflection. After reading Where I’m From, students will use Haiku Deck to design a brief presentation that uses text and images to depict “where they are from.” What have I learned from this activity and how might I use the learning strategies and / or technology in my teaching placement?

“Where I’m From” by George Ella Lyon I am from clothespins, from Clorox and carbon-tetrachloride. I’m from fudge and eyeglasses, from Imogene and Alafair. I’m from Artemus and Billie’s Branch, fried corn and strong coffee. Trackback URL. PicLits - Inspire Creative Stories Through Pictures. PicLits is an excellent site for finding creative writing prompts.

PicLits - Inspire Creative Stories Through Pictures

PicLits aims to provide inspiration for writing short stories. PicLits tries to reach this goal by providing users with images upon which they can build their writing. To get writers started, PicLits provides a list of words which can be dragged and dropped into sentence form. If you don't want to use or don't need a word list, you can select the "freestyle" option to begin free-form writing. Applications for Education The idea of PicLits is not to write a full story within the images, but rather to use the images as the inspiration for longer pieces.

12 Picture Book Journeys into Poetry. : poetry. Full List of Poems and Authors - Poetry 180: A Poem a Day for American High Schools, hosted by Poet Laureate Billy Collins (The Poetry and Literature Center at the Library of Congress) 82 Most Popular Famous Poems - Heartfelt Poems by Famous Poets. Poetry Poems - Poems For Poetry. Dis Poetry Dis poetry is like a riddim dat drops De tongue fires a riddim dat shoots like shots Dis poetry is designed fe rantin Dance hall style, big mouth chanting, Dis poetry nar put yu to sleep Preaching follow me Like yu is blind sheep, Dis poetry is not Party Political Not designed fe dose who are critical.

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All Poetry - The world's largest poetry site : All Poetry. How To Read The Poetry Foundation Statement Like Gwendolyn Brooks’ Jazz. It’s a sad irony that the organization with a storehouse of some of the finest words ever written in English, some 30,000 volumes going back to T.

How To Read The Poetry Foundation Statement Like Gwendolyn Brooks’ Jazz

S. Eliot’s “Prufrock” and then-undiscovered works by H. D. and Wallace Stevens, produced a statement so bad it got the president of five years and the chairman of the board both to resign. In a way, this is hardly news. The “Announcement of Leadership Changes” from the Poetry Foundation, the Chicago-based nonprofit born of heiress Ruth Lilly’s $200-million gift, came on June 10—a mere snowflake in the avalanche of similar shakeups to the literary establishment at the time.

But the departure of Foundation president Henry Bienen (with “gratitude for his years of service,” along with mention of his former board chair, William Bunn III), stands out for a different reason: rather than a controversial article or an incriminating photo, what ousted this former university president was a statement of solidarity. For emphasis.