Grace C. Ocasio
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My Name is Grace: I like Write Performance & Each One Teach One Workshop
Poet/Performer Grace C. Ocasio is at home reciting in cafes, libraries, and poetry slam venues as well as colleges and universities. Her performance style is part Gil Scott-Heron, part Angela Davis, two early role models of hers. She draws a lot from history when writing her poems. Examples of historical/contemporary figures she has written on include Matoaka (famously known as Pocahontas),... View more
throughout the year
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
classroom space/blackboard or whiteboard/CD/DVD player and/or TV equipped with CD/DVD player
at your school
$150 per performance/$150 per workshop ($300 total)
R2 Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas. (In our case, we will examine how and when the elements of poetry appear in any given poem.)
W3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective techniques, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences. (In our case, we will work from a writing prompt; students will develop a poem based on the prompt.)
SL3 Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric. (In our case, we will discuss perspective in a poem: if the poem is told from first-person, second-person, or third-person point of view and how a specific point of view impacts the meaning of the poem.)
Theatre C1 Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.
Theatre A1 Analyze literary texts and performances.
Theatre CU.1 Analyze theatre in terms of the social, historical, and cultural contexts in which it was created.
Irene Honeycutt Professor Emeritus Central Piedmont Community College 704-289-8636
Liz Rogers Discipline/Program Chair, Journalism and Broadcasting and Production Technology firstname.lastname@example.org (704) 330-6063 Central Piedmont Community College P.O. Box 35009 Charlotte, NC 28235-5009
Lenard D. Moore Associate Professor, English email@example.com (919) 658-7846 University of Mount Olive 634 Henderson Street Mount Olive, NC 28365
Cancellation Policy: I charge half my fee price, which would be $150.00, performance and workshop combined, in the event of a cancellation on the part of a given school if cancellation takes place less than ten days prior to the event.