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Teaching Poetry -How To Celebrate National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month! I love poetry because of its unique ability to express raw emotion or tell stories from unique perspectives. If you are looking for ways to teach poetry in your homeschool classroom then I have some helpful suggestions. I’m sharing a list of age-appropriate poems you may consider including at your start of the day as well as some helpful resources for teaching poetry. Let’s dig in.

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Poems To Read To Your Class

I am including a collection of lighter poems for you to read to your class. If you are looking for something deeper for middle or high school you may consider checking out our workbook – My Book of Poetry – which achieves greater depths into the world of poetry.

Poems for Kids

Poems for Middle School

Poems for High School

Educational Resources for teaching poetry in your classroom.

Educational Resources for Teaching Poetry

My Book of Poetry Workbook from Geez, Gwen! Print now!

My Book of Poetry Workbook

I hope you have found these resources inspiring and useful. Teaching poetry doesn’t have to be an intimidating task. It can genuinely be a lot of fun! If you know of a valuable resource that I have not included here please share it with us in the comments section below. We love to hear from you.

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