Digital advocacy story – Poetry Power!. @ Your Library ® by Jeni Testa. Script. Poetry has been around for centuries Well-loved by some, not-so-loved by others Stigma of not understanding, over-analyzing, or not caring . Script. It may seem old or out of touch
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Digital advocacy story – Poetry Power! @ Your Library® by Jeni Testa
Script • Poetry has been around for centuries • Well-loved by some, not-so-loved by others • Stigma of not understanding, over-analyzing, or not caring
Script • It may seem old or out of touch • Although there are some poets that will always be loved • Poets have a way of describing the world through new eyes.
Script • How is poetry different today? • Poetry today has a new spin!Your local library is an excellent resource... • It can be beneficial to young children for several reasons:
Script • Establishing early literacy • Recognizing rhythm, rhyme, and beats • and contributing to the enjoyment of reading and listening skills
Script • The powerful poets of today sometimes use drawings, paintings and pictures, and art to enhance the poetry experience
Script • Poetry is created in all kinds of ways, in all sorts of places, by many different kinds of people
Script • Poems can be about literally anything- • From mountain climbing, • to deep-sea diving. • From chocolate cake, • to roller skates!
Script • Poetry is even found in the rhyme and rhythms in music. • Poetry is an exciting tool for helping young children learn about the world… • and reading it can become a lifelong pleasure and joy!
Script • Poetry is everywhere… it’s all around us • “Found poetry” is made from words that are already written, like street signs. • One of the easiest ways to learn more about poetry is at your library®
Script • Visit with your Children’s Librarian to find out more… • Poetry Power! @ Your Library®