Golden Empire Student Poets ‘Jam’ with Language

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Golden Empire Elementary School’s intermediate students became poets in residence during the campus’ Second Annual Poetry Jam Assembly, held recently.  Developed and coordinated by fourth grade teacher Robert Snider, the Poetry Jam showcased 31 students demonstrating their skills memorizing and then reciting poems for students, families and staff.  The poems included original compositions, such as “Star Wars,” and classics, such as “The Pearl.”  There were even some humorous selections, such as “I Bought a Pet Banana.”  All agreed that the Poetry Jam is a great way to ce

lebrate an overlooked genre and to gain confidence in public speaking and delivery. Poetry “jams” at Golden Empire!