*1*My big idea of the week: Poetry Recitaion on Thursday afternoons with tea and scones (this week we settled for p.b. cookies and grapefruit). We've studied and memorized poetry for a couple of years using The Grammar of Poetry, IEW and other resources. This year Feeche is taking a class using Immortal Poems of the English Language and the notsolittels are on Section 3 IEW's Language Acquisition Through Poetry Memorization. Our first week found us setting the terms and reading/reciting poems already committed to memory.
- Participants have to share 3 poems each week.
- At least one poems has to memorized.
- Poems, once shared can't be repeated
Feeche read a couple of very funny poems from his book and then the kids creatively embellished what they heard, imagine that!? Kind of like narration with dramatic flair. A good time was had by all at the premier meeting of the NAP society (our last name+association+poets).