Thursday, March 20, 2014

April is National Poetry Month: 24 Great Sites to Check Out

April begins on Tuesday next week, and I'm hoping that by then we will be rid of snow for good in New Jersey. April is also National Poetry Month, so if you are looking for some great things to do in the classroom, look no further.

April is National Poetry Month!- from ReadWriteThink

Celebrate National Poetry Month- Scholastic

Different Types of Poems For Kids- site by teacher Kathi Mitchell

Favorite Poem Project- cosponsored by Boston College and The Library of Congress; people read their favorite poems

Infoplease- poetry quizzes, crosswords, famous poets, awards


Library of Congress Poetry Resources

Lit2Go- poems to download in MP3 format

National Poetry Almanac

National Poetry Month- teachers share their activities

National Poetry Month: Celebrating World Poetry- from EDUSITEment


National Poetry Month Resources

Poems For High School Students

Poem in Your Pocket Day- April 24

Poetry Everywhere- videos from the PBS Series

Poetry Lessons and Worksheets- from Teacher Planet


Poetry Month Ideas- LiveBinder


Poetry Resources For Teachers- from TeacherVision

Poetry Word Play

Poets.org Site- teacher resources

Reading Rockets- poets on poetry (video), learning through poetry, resources, lots more


ReadWriteThink- activity, websites and resources for all ages


Shape Poems- printable for grades 3-5

The Teacher's Guide Poetry Month Page

Useful Resources for Teachers and Students- from Edutopia

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