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MS in Literacy Education
The following study examines the effect of Spoken Word Poetry on the development of voice in writing. For this action research project, data was collected in a variety of ways which entailed observations, interviews, surveys, and authentic work completed by participants. This study reveals that the use of Spoken Word Poetry in the classroom impacts the development of voice in writing. As a result, teachers should incorporate Spoken Word Poetry into their writing curriculum. Spoken Word Poetry is a writing tool that will help students breed confidence and discover their self-identities through the act of performing.
Michalko, Kathryn, "The Effect of Spoken Word Poetry on the Development of Voice in Writing" (2012). Education Masters. Paper 209.
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