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Access Program Students get acquainted with American Poets

Georgia | English Access Microscholarship Program | 31 May 2012

On May 31, Ozurgeti Access Program organized an enrichment activity dedicated to American poetry. Rachael Evart, Peace Corps Volunteer based in Guria Youth Resource Center (Access Program partner NGO) led a session introducing three American poets: Maya Angelou, Emily Dickinson, and Shel Silverstein. After getting acquainted with the poets’ short biographies, Access students were given an opportunity to read some of the best poems by the given authors and discuss the messages the poets wanted to convey through their work.

In the concluding part of the enrichment activity, students were given 15 minutes for coming up with their own acrostic poems. To finish the day, all the participants of the event voted for the best acrostic poem. The authors of top three verses were awarded with small gifts.

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