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Slam Poetry

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Homework:

 08/28/18 A. Opener - writing prompt
B. Sub Work:
     1. Review: notes
     2. Brainteasers: answers/collect
C. Mini-Lesson: Slam Poems
     1. Discuss: paraphrase - example/model
     2. Discuss: performance - example/model
D. Menu Options:
     1. Introduction Project
     2. Slam Poems
A. Introduction Project: due next block
B. Slam Poems: due next block
 08/30/18 A. Opener - joke presentation
B. Presentations:
     1. Introduction Project
     2. Slam Poem memorable moment
C. Mini-Lesson: Plot Mountain/Paraphrase
     1. Plot Mountain
     2. Paraphrase
D. Menu Options:
     1. Paraphrase: slam poem
     2. Plot mountain: childhood story 
A. Paraphrase slam poem: due next block
B. Plot mountain: due next block
09/04/18 A. Opener - Improv Games
B. Slam Poetry
     1. Write: two memorable moments
     2. Share: slam poem/memorable moments 
A. N/A
09/06/18 A. Opener - writing prompt: "Would You Rather?"
B. Mini-Lesson: TPCASTT/Plot Mountain
     1. TPCASTT: "Mother to Son"
     2. Plot Mountain: "Coco"
C. Menu Options
     1. TPCASTT: find poem/complete
     2. Plot Mountain: pick story/outline
     3. Slam poem: pick topic/approach 
 
09/10/18  A. Opener - Super Egghead Proverbs
B. Mini-Lesson: Slam Poetry
     1. Review: elements
     2. Review: TPCASTT/Plot Mountain
     3. 1st Draft
       a. tell a story from your childhood
       b. poem or plot mountain
       c. specific details and a lesson
       d. due Wednesday   
A. 1st draft of 1st poem: Wednesday
09/12/18 A. Opener - Movement activity
B. Mini-Lesson: Slam Poetry Review
     1. Watch poem
     2. Discuss successful moments
C. 1st Draft of 1st Slam Poem
     1. Complete draft
     2. Share with partner
     3. Perform
A. N/A
09/14/18  A. Opener - Brainteaser
B. Slam Poem
     1. 1st draft of shared slam poem
A. N/A
09/18/18 A. Opener - two writer play
B. Mini-Lesson: Shared Slam Poem
     1. Review: prompts
     2. Complete draft
     3. Perform
C. Menu Options
     1. Solo slam poem: complete next draft
A. N/A 
09/20/18 A. Opener - Shakespeare Questions
B. Mini-Lesson: Shakespeare
     1. Sonnet characteristics
     2. Hip-hop Shakespeare: model
     3. Hip-hop Shakespeare: work
C. Menu Options
     1. Solo slam poem: complete next draft
     2. Shared slam poem: complete next draft
     3. Hip-hop Shakespeare: work 
A. N/A
09/24/18  A. Opener - Shakespeare Insults
B. Mini-Lesson: Shakespeare
     1. Review: sonnet understanding
C. Menu Options
     1. Hip-hop Shakespeare: perform next class
A. Hip-hop Shakespeare: perform next class
09/26/18  A. Opener - Hip-Hop Shakespeare rubric
B. Hip-Hop Shakespeare
     1. Review writing/rehearse performance
     2. Perform
     3. Discuss: process/performance
C. Menu Options
     1. Solo Slam Poem: next draft
     2. Shared Slam Poem: next draft 
A. N/A
09/28/18 A. Opener - Six Word Autobiography
B. Slam Poems
     1. Solo Slam Poem: next draft
     2. Shared Slam Poem: next draft
A. N/A
10/02/18  A. Opener - Scary Story
B. Mini-Lesson: Six Word Autobiography
     1. Review: six word writing
     2. Pick: one example
     3. Create: slam poem based on example
     4. Share: poem
C. Menu Options
     1. Solo Slam Poem: next draft
     2. Shared Slam Poem: next draft 
A. N/A
10/04/18  A. Opener - Scary Story
     1. Share: 2nd draft
     2. Turn in: 2nd draft
B. Six Word Autobiography
     1. Share: 1st draft
     2. Write: 2nd draft
A. Write: 2nd draft of Six Word Autobiography slam poem 
10/08/18  A. Opener - Brainteaser
B. Scary Story
     1. Share: 2nd draft
     2. Turn in: 2nd draft
C. "Six Word" Slam Poem
     1. Share: 1st draft
     2. Write: 2nd draft
D. "Would You Rather" Prompt
     1. Write: 1st draft 
A. Write: 2nd draft of "Six Word" and 1st 
10/17/18  A. Opener - Quick Response
B. Slam Poems
      1. Submit: Scary Story
      2. Perform: "Six Word" poem
      3. Submit: "Six Word" poem
      4. Perform: "Would You Rather" poem
      5. Review: song parodies
A. "Would You Rather": 2nd draft
B. Song Parody: 1st draft
10/19/18  A. Opener - Empty Chair Exercise
B. Slam Poems
     1. Perform: "Would You Rather" poem
     2. Review: song parodies
C. Menu Options
     1. Write: "Would You Rather" 2nd draft
     2. Song parody: 1st draft 
A. "Would You Rather": 2nd draft
B. Song Parody: 1st draft
10/23/18  A. Opener - Famous People
B. "Would You Rather"
     1. Perform: 1st draft
     2. Feedback
C. Song Parody
     1. Perform: 1st draft
     2. Feedback
D. Menu Options
     1. "Would You Rather": 2nd draft
     2. Song parody: 2nd draft 
A. "Would You Rather": 2nd draft
B. Song Parody: 2nd draft
10/25/18  A. Opener - Three Photos
B. Song Parody
     1. Perform: 1st draft
     2. Feedback
C. "Would You Rather"
     1. Perform: 2nd draft
     2. Feedback
     3. Submit: evaluation draft
D. Menu Options
     1. Song Parody: 2nd draft
     2. "Would You Rather": submission draft 
A. Song Parody: 2nd draft
B. "Would You Rather": submission draft
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