To finish our work on poetry, we performed 2 different poems about sounds. Working in groups, we came up with different ways for the poems to be performed to show the noises in the poem.
For Jack Prelutsky’s poem “Louder than a clap of thunder”, we started reading each line in pairs, but it was not loud enough. So Logan suggested that we add a pair of children for every line, making the poem get louder and louder. What do you think of the effect?
When performing the poem “Ears Hear” by Lucia and James L. Hymes, Jr, we performed in groups to deliver each verse. We also had to include sound effects for each noise in the poem. This was the final performance: