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Poetry & Speaking Projects
Each month a poetry or other special speaking project is required. The goals of this assignment are:
**To memorize and recite a poem and/or present to an assigned topic
**To master public speaking skills and build self confidence
**Appreciate poetry as a literary genre
How to Eat a Poem
Don't be polite.
by Eve Merriam
Requirements for special speaking projects:
**Directions will be sent home at the beginning of each month with the specific topic.
**Plan ahead and prepare for your presentation. Practice in front of an audience at home.It will help you become more at ease with presenting!
**Recite the poem or presentation to your classmates on assigned due date. Students will be given speaking grades for all oral presentations throughout the year.
Follow the links below for some poetry fun: