A wealth of information is available at http://www.poetryoutloud.org/ . For an overview of the experience, click on the tab titled “The Competition” and for this year’s official anthology of poetry, video and audio of poetry, and tips on reciting click on the “Poems & Performance” tab.
If you are interested in this year’s Poetry Out Loud experience at Glacier High School here is what you need to do before Saturday, November 7:
1. 1. Contact Kaylene Friesen at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your name, grade, school site, phone number, and that you are interested in Poetry Out Loud so that she can get more specific information to you including judging criteria and other tips.
2. 2. Read, view, and listen to as much as you possibly can on the Poetry Out Loud site, especially the items mentioned above.
3. 3. Begin looking through the poetry anthology on the Poetry Out Loud website or the print version if one is available and choose a poem to recite. Poems must be from this year’s Poetry Out Loud anthology.
This can be a very rewarding experience for high school students and we encourage you to consider being a part of it. Our contest on November 18 will begin after 2:00 and we will let you know the exact time next week.