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Education - Children's Literature in the Classroom

A guide for locating grade-appropriate children's literature for use in the classroom.

Featured Poetry Books

Poetry on the web

Can Teach: Songs & Poetry  

Poetry In Voice - a Canadian site featuring a wide variety of modern poetry.  This site is promoting a national recitation contest for Secondary students, and includes tips for teachers, tips for students, as well as lesson plans. 

The Poem Farm: Poetry organized by theme by American poet Amy Ludwig VanDerwater.

The Elder Project:  Poet Wendy Morton has worked with school districts and other agencies to interview Indigenous elders in the community and write and publish poetry about their experiences.  The poetry can be read online, and we have some of the issues in the Curriculum Library.