Memorizing Easy as Walking Around Your Bedroom: Poetry Memorization for Tweens
In this one time class, students will memorize the poem "There Was an Old Man with a Beard" while learning a tip to help them memorize other passages.
US Grade 5 - 7
Students will memorize the short poem, "There Was an Old Man with a Beard" by Edward Lear in this class. They will use a memorization trick using a basic layout of a bedroom to help them remember each line. After this class they will have that memory trick to apply to other passages they want to memorize and have a silly, short poem to recite to others for entertainment. Students will be provided with time to recite the poem in class, if they want, to the teacher and classmates. If time...
Students memorize "There Was an Old Man with a Beard" by Edward Lear. Students will learn a memory trick using "locations" in a basic bedroom to help them remember the order of the poem. Students will recite the poem aloud to classmates and teacher. Students will be encouraged to recite the poem after class to a family member or friend. Students will brainstorm other poems or passages they want to memorize. Students will list "locations" in a bedroom they can use to help them memorize longer passages. Students will learn the names of the birds listed in this poem and identify them in pictures.
Assessments OfferedLearner will be encouraged to recite poem at the of class to fellow students and teacher as well as encouraged to recite to a family member or friend after class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Meet the teacher
Hi! I'm teacher Veronica. I've been teaching for over 20 years. I’ve taught in both brick-and-mortar classrooms as well as online. I’ve been homeschooling my children since they were in kindergarten. I LOVE to memorize. I started memorizing...
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Live video meetings
1-6 learners per class