Find your voice

Years 7 to 10 public speaking
Creative Class Literature and language arts
Tags: Public speaking

Learn about, compose and perform a slam poem.

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Learning intentions

  • explore the art of spoken word poetry
  • analyse examples of slam poetry
  • compose a spoken word poem
  • rehearse and perform their poem

Outcomes

English K-10 Syllabus

Stage 4

  • EN4-1A: responds to and composes texts for understanding, interpretation, critical analysis, imaginative expression and pleasure
  • EN4-3B: uses and describes language forms, features and structures of texts appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts
  • EN4-4B: makes effective language choices to creatively shape meaning with accuracy, clarity and coherence
  • EN4-5C: thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information, ideas and arguments to respond to and compose texts

Stage 5

  • EN5-3B: selects and uses language forms, features and structures of texts appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts, describing and explaining their effects on meaning
  • EN5-4B: effectively transfers knowledge, skills and understanding of language concepts into new and different contexts
  • EN5-5C: thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information and increasingly complex ideas and arguments to respond to and compose texts in a range of contexts
  • EN5-7D: understands and evaluates the diverse ways texts can represent personal and public worlds