Slam Poetry Unit Plan Poems and Transcripts: Identity & Assumptions

These are the corresponding slam poem videos and transcripts that go along with the Identity and Assumptions Slam Poetry Unit Plan, which can be found here.

Click below to jump to that day’s slam poem and lesson materials.

Day 1 – Day 3 – Day 4 – Day 5 – Day 6 – Day 7 – Day 8 – Day 9 – Day 10 – Day 11 – Day 12 – Day 13 – Day 14 – Day 15 – Day 16 – Day 17

Day One

“Touchscreen” Video:

“Touchscreen” Transcript

“We’re just a little too caught up” Video:

“We’re just a little too caught up” transcript (click “View Transcript” below the video)

Louder than a Bomb Trailer:

Day Three:

“Times I’ve Been Mistaken for a Girl” Video

“Times I’ve Been Mistaken for a Girl” Transcript

Day Four

“Ebonics 101” Video

“Ebonics 101” Transcript

“Accents” Video: 

“Accents” Transcript

Day Five

Here are the transcripts again for convenience. You can find videos for this lesson above.

“Touchscreen” Transcript

“We’re just a little too caught up” Transcript (click “View Transcript” below the video)

“Times I’ve Been Mistaken for a Girl” Transcript

“Ebonics 101” Transcript

“Accents” Transcript

Day Six

“The Madness Vase” Video:

“The Madness Vase” Transcript

Day 11

Suggested Choice Poems:

“Every Time I Step Outside” Video:

“Lost Voices” Video:

“Accents” Video:

“Pretty” Video:

“3 Ways to Speak English” Video:

 

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