National Poetry Month Page

Resources for National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month and we have collected some great resources for you to bring poetry into your classroom.

Download a free poetry sampler, where we have collected poetry lessons and classroom ideas in one handy e-book.

Stenhouse books on poetry:

Poem Central
Word Journeys with Readers and Writers
by Shirley McPhillips


Poetry Mentor Texts
Making Reading and Writing Connections, K-8
Lynne R. Dorfman and Rose Cappelli

A Note Slipped Under the Door
Teaching from Poems We Love
Nick Flynn and Shirley McPhillips

Teeth, Wiggly as Earthquakes
Writing Poetry in the Primary Grades
Judith Tannenbaum

The Poetry Experience
Choosing and Using Poetry in the Classroom
Sheree Fitch and Larry Swartz

Poetry Goes to School
Bob Barton and David Booth

Poems Please!
Sharing Poetry with Children
Bill Moore and David Booth