Poetry Resources

Integrating children’s literature across the curriculum means using poetry as well as picture books. If you are looking for poetry resources to get you started, check out some of the sites on this list.

30 Days of Poetry
http://www.msrogers.com/English2/poetry/30_days_of_poetry.htm
ArtsEdge: A World of Poetry
http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/content/3799/
Celebrate Poetry
http://www.kristinegeorge.com/celebrate_poetry.html
The Children’s Book Council: New Poetry Books for Young People
http://www.cbcbooks.org/yppw/bibliographies.html
Children’s Poetry in The Poetry Zone
http://www.poetryzone.ndirect.co.uk/resouce.htm
Combining Poetry and Science
http://www.ala.org/ala/booklinksbucket/CombiningPoetryandScience.pdf
EDSITEment – Poetry Lesson Plans
http://edsitement.neh.gov/tab_lesson.asp?subcategory=45&grade=0&Display=Display
Favorite Poem Project: For Teachers
http://www.favoritepoem.org/forTeachers.html
Fooling with Words
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/foolingwithwords/
Getting Started with Poetry
http://teacher.scholastic.com/lessonrepro/lessonplans/twpstart.htm
The Horn Book – Recommended Poetry Books
http://www.hbook.com/resources/books/poetry.asp
Instant Poetry Forms
http://ettcweb.lr.k12.nj.us/forms/newpoem.htm
Joyce Sidman – For Teachers and Librarians
http://www.joycesidman.com/teachers.html
Linking Picture Books and Poetry: A Celebration of Black History Month
http://www.ala.org/ala/booklinksbucket/LinkingPictureBooksandPoetry.pdf
Making Connections Across the Curriculum Through Poetry
http://www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/2003/3/03.03.05.x.html
National Poetry Map
http://www.poets.org/page.php/prmID/382
National Poetry Month Activities
http://teacher.scholastic.com/lessonrepro/k_2theme/poetry.htm
Poetry Across the Sciences
http://www.sbfonline.com/pdf/poetry.pdf
poetryclass
http://www.poetryclass.net/
Poetry 180
http://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/
Poetry for Children
http://poetryforchildren.blogspot.com/
Poetry in the Classroom
http://www.carolhurst.com/profsubjects/poetrybooks.html
Poetry Out Loud
http://poetryoutloud.org/
Poetry Teachers
http://www.poetryteachers.com/index.html
poetryfoundation.org: Children
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/features/children.html
Poets.org
http://www.poets.org/index.php
Purposeful Poetry
http://www.hbook.com/magazine/articles/2005/may05_lempke.asp
Teaching with Poetry Tools
http://www.poetryforge.org/teaching.htm
Wild Rose Reader
http://wildrosereader.blogspot.com/
Writing With Writers: Poetry
http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/poetry/index.htm

If you have a link to suggest, please leave a comment and I will review the site for inclusion on this list.