Moving Words (K-8)

Using existing poems or after writing poems as part of the workshop, students will explore the many ways to use the body to interpret the poem.

Pomfret Community School 4th Graders discover many ways to create geometric shapes, then make them move!

This workshop can be integrated into any area of the curriculum, as poems can be written about anything the students happen to be studying at the time.

Examples:

  • Science- Force and Motion; Biomes; Simple Machines; Rock Cycle, Water Cycle, the Environment, the Solar System
  • Language Arts- Poetry writing
  • Math- Geometry, Equations
  • Social Studies: Any topic you are studying.