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Compare slam poetry to traditional poetry. Students LOVE this modern art form, but may struggle connecting with traditional poetry.

Compare slam poetry to traditional poetry. Students LOVE this modern art form, but may struggle connecting with traditional poetry.

Need a poetry fix? Check out these 10 rad poetry slam videos!

10 More Poetry Slam Videos You Must Watch

Perfect lesson to introduce kids to how to write slam poetry--or even just to challenge them to write poetry that MATTERS. Would be perfect to jumpstart a unit or push kids to go deeper.

Perfect lesson to introduce kids to how to write slam poetry--or even just to challenge them to write poetry that MATTERS. Would be perfect to jumpstart a unit or push kids to go deeper.

So, you’re intrigued by slam poetry, and you want to know how to start using it in the classroom. I get it; slam poetry is so awesome, sometimes I am intimidated by teaching it. But, the good news is that more than likely, your kids are going to love it. And when that happens, you’veContinue reading Slam Poetry Day 1: Speak. Your. Truth.

So, you’re intrigued by slam poetry, and you want to know how to start using it in the classroom. I get it; slam poetry is so awesome, sometimes I am intimidated by teaching it. But, the good news is that more than likely, your kids are going to love it. And when that happens, you’veContinue reading Slam Poetry Day 1: Speak. Your. Truth.

Spice up your poetry unit by hosting a Poetry Slam. Students will love engaging with poetry in this new way! This freebie includes a classroom-tested timeline, links to examples, and a worksheet to get your students analyzing.

Host a Poetry Slam

Spice up your poetry unit by hosting a Poetry Slam. Students will love engaging with poetry in this new way! This freebie includes a classroom-tested timeline, links to examples, and a worksheet to get your students analyzing.

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Blackout Poety : Poems even Middle Schoolers Love Writing

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Interested in using slam poetry examples in your classroom, but not sure which poem would best? I’ve got you. Slam poetry is a little bit of an obsession of mine, and as a teacher that has t…

Interested in using slam poetry examples in your classroom, but not sure which poem would best? I’ve got you. Slam poetry is a little bit of an obsession of mine, and as a teacher that has t…