These images are used as prompts to announce the subject and for brainstorming. The topic is ADDICTIONS and these pictures will help students elicit words like “slavery”, “victim”, “misery” and “dependence”. A word bank can also be created as a pre-writing strategy.
A poem called “Dear Addiction”, written by Zeb Edington, is read out by the participants using the popcorn strategy . However, before reading the poem out loud, the participants are invited to reflect on the title to see what kind of voice could have been adopted and what kind of audience could have been targeted .