Word. Sound. Power: Poetry as Protest and Empowerment

 
Grades 9—12
 
Oct 1, 2018—Jun 21, 2019
 
 
LOCATION:

Virtual

 
RUN TIME: 55min
 
PRICE: $200
 
 
 
 
 
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The Peace Poets

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS: ELA (poetry), Public Speaking (rhetoric), Theater 

In this virtual workshop, students are empowered to use spoken word as a way to call out political injustice and rally for change. After listening to a recording of “Peace to the Poets” performed by Bronx arts and justice collective the Peace Poets, participants reflect and free-write around the theme of peace and use the chorus from the poem to turn their soul-searching and personal struggle into art. The final piece is an articulation of protest and empowerment, charting each student’s own path to peace.

Each workshop includes a high-definition recorded selection of a BAM mainstage production, an online study guide resource that includes preparatory information and activities for teachers and students, and an engaging virtual workshop facilitated live by a BAM Teaching Artist streamed directly to your classroom.

Leadership support for virtual programming provided by the Altman Foundation.

 

Leadership support for literacy programs provided by The Emily Davie & Joseph S. Kornfeld Foundation.

 
 
 
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