IRLA: Poetry!

Posted on May 14, 2012. Filed under: IRLA Class | Tags: , , , |

Today, we begin our journey into poetry!

To kick off the unit, we’ve explored many of our preconceptions about poetry and immediately began to change these ideas and challenge them with new ones – thanks largely to Sarah Kay and Chris Rockwell.

(I have to say that I was very impressed with your observations and other ideas during our class discussions!)

Since we only watched a few sections of the Sarah Kay video, here it is again so you can watch it at home:

Also, here is the Chris Rockwell video for you to watch again.

If you were going to perform a spoken word piece, what do you think it would be about?
~Ms. Morris 🙂

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