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A Poetry Slam

Are your students experiencing the winter blues? One way to boost their mood is to have a Poetry Slam. "Simply put, poetry slam is the competitive art of performance poetry. It puts a dual emphasis on writing and performance, encouraging poets to focus on what they're saying and how they're saying it."  (via The University of South Dakota). 

More resources for how to read a poem out loud, visit, Poetry 180-A Poem A Day For American High Schools and Creating readers with poetry by Dr. Nile Stanley.

-Amy Bowllan

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