7 Great Resources for Teaching and Learning about National Poetry Month

Celebrate National Poetry Month. Explore this list of poetry teaching and learning resources.

7 Great Resources for Teaching and Learning about National Poetry Month
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Hello friends, teachers, and lifelong learners 👋.

April is National Poetry Month. It's a time to explore and celebrate the power of poetry. Here is a list of resources for teaching and learning about National Poetry Month and poetry in general.

Explore the Power in Poetry
  • Here is a great article from the Atlantic that outlines why teaching poetry is so important.
  • Students can enter a poetry contest.
  • Explore poetry this month by signing up to receive "A Poem a Day".
  • National Poetry Month resources from Read, Write, Think
  • Useful National Poetry Month resources for teachers and students
  • Here are 30 ways to celebrate National Poetry Month.
  • Poetry resources from the National Council of English Teachers
  • Maybe you're interested in SLAM poetry. Here's a book* for you.

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