The focus of this week’s podcast is the first installment about poetry.
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Each year the month of April is set aside as National Poetry Month, a time to celebrate poets and their craft. Various events are held throughout the month by the Academy of American Poets and other poetry organizations. Find more information on Read Write Think.
Gretchen Schroeder uses picture books to help her high school students understand and write persona poems. (This article was first published in 2020.)
Poetry can be the glue that holds many classroom communities together. It works for quick morning meeting openings, transitions, or even a bit of laughter when energy is flagging. Cathy Mere shares her favorite poetry resources for remote learning. (This article was first published in 2020.)
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