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April 4, 2017

12th Annual Voice2Youth Poetry Slam

Saturday, April 29th at 1:00 pm Poetry competition showcasing 3rd—12th grade students, Book sale, Music and more Admission is free and donations will be appreciated.  For more information call (817) 306-4441   Poetry Slam Registration    

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Word of the Day

precede

Word Formverb
DefinitionFurnish with a preface or introduction.
Synonymspreface, premise, introduce
UsageShe always precedes her lectures with a joke.

Teaching Power of Poetry

This workshop aligns with new state guidelines regarding the subject of poetry.  First, it delivers strategies that educators can use to integrate the subject of poetry into a variety of curriculum areas.  Second, it enables educator to become more knowledgeable and skillful in using the art of poetry to engage students in reading, metaphoric thinking and voiced writing.

Outcome: Educators will improve their content knowledge and skills regarding the subject of poetry through participation in this professional development workshop.

Time frame: This is a 3 to 4 hour workshop

Minimum and maximum number of participants: 8-16 participants

Skill level: This workshop would be useful to educators at all levels of skills.