> The Things You Can Read: More: April is National Poetry Month

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Saturday, April 6, 2013

More: April is National Poetry Month

Poetry is a wonderful way for students to explore language, and April is National Poetry Month!  If you're looking for ways to incorporate more poetry reading and writing into your classroom, we've got you covered, with suggestions ranging from the Library of Congress to book recommendations and more.  Check out: Teaching Poetry with the Library of Congress

Looking for ways to celebrate National Poetry Month? Poems can be a great way to assess student learning. The Library of Congress Found Poetry Primary Source Set supports students in honing their reading and historical comprehension skills by creating poetry based on informational text and images — with topics as diverse as Helen Keller, Walt Whitman, women's suffrage, and the Harlem Renaissance.

Let us know what you plan to do to celebrate National Poetry Month!

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