Speak Your Truth: Unleash Your Inner Slam Poet!
In this one-time course, students will learn the fundamentals of slam poetry, participate in simple writing exercises, and hone their public speaking skills by performing their original work.
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My teaching style lends itself to lean more towards the casual side but is didactic nonetheless. I want to cultivate a space where my students feel comfortable opening up and sharing their thoughts, stories, and feelings with me and their peers. My classroom is a place for dynamic growth in honing what I believe to be one's inherent inner poet. We are all poets: we just need to get writing! Class structure is as follows: Intro to myself and other students: (5 minutes) Opening Free Write (3...
Students will leave the course with: - An understanding of what slam poetry is - Why everyone is a poet - The 5 steps to writing a slam poem - How to deliver a slam poem
Only based on participation, informal.
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.
Creative Writer/Public Speaker/Journalist/Activist
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
Hi all! Thank you for taking an interest in my classes. I teach creative writing, black sci-fi and speculative fiction, and introductory gourmet mushroom growing courses. I have a degree in English from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette,...