Daily Archives: November 12, 2019

Tuesday November 12th, 2019

Good Afternoon,

*Just a heads up…spoken word finals are on Thursday December 4th.  Usually class finalists need to be chosen several days before this date.  If you are really ambitious you can start to give this some thought…we will be starting this week…

-spoken word criteria




Sarah Key



“When Love Arrives”

“Somewhere in America”

Taylor Mali “What do teachers make?”

Martin Luther King

-We will be working on Spoken word:  we will look at a few samples of Rants…


Warm up spoken word free write activity:  Practice writing with imagery that includes all five senses.  Students describe an abstract or intangible entity using all senses:  what do they look, sound, smell, taste and feel like?

Examples:  Choose 2 of the following examples and write for five minutes each using imagery/sensory language.

a. homesickness

b. grief

c. love

d. joy

e. emptiness

f.  time

g. envy