This website has a bunch of great poetry ideas for students in elementary school.  In Atwell’s article, “Finding Poetry Everywhere”, she expresses the importance but also challenge of including poetry in the literary curriculum.  Atwell says that only 3% of what we teach in language arts is poetry, and explains that many teachers do not think they are good enough at it to teach it and are really just afraid of it.

This website has a bunch of great poetry ideas for students in elementary school. In Atwell’s article, “Finding Poetry Everywhere”, she expresses the importance but also challenge of including poetry in the literary curriculum.

12 poetry websites for kids - interactives and collections

12 Best Poetry Websites for Kids - Interactives and Collections

Welcome to My Poetry Site - Love Of Night

Welcome to My Poetry Site - Love Of Night

All Poetry - The world's largest poetry site : All Poetry

All Poetry - The world's largest poetry site : All Poetry

The Book Bug: Fun Poetry Sites

Need some fun poetry sites to use with your students? Try these: Giggle Poetry Giggle Poetry is a site full of fun poems for kids.

..and the poetry site did see fit..er, the boss had a fit ;-) - barring my buddy... he was none 2 pleased with me either. ;-)

..and the poetry site did see fit..er, the boss had a fit ;-) - barring my buddy... he was none 2 pleased with me either. ;-)

Who to follow for National Poetry Month (and maybe all year long). The best in poetry sites.

Who to follow for National Poetry Month (and maybe all year long). The best in poetry sites.

All Poetry - The world's largest poetry site : All Poetry

All Poetry - The world's largest poetry site : All Poetry

Get kids excited about poetry with these 12 free websites of children's poetry and interactive poem builders. These sites of verse - and dozens...

12 Best Poetry Websites for Kids - interactive apps, forms & fun. As National Poetry Month in April approaches, get kids excited about poetry with these 12 free websites of children's poetry and interactive poem.

Free poetry book and posters to help you students learn important terms.  Great for learning centers.

How to Teach Poetry (Even if You Hate it

Do you hate to teach poetry? If so these tips and freebies will have both you and your students falling in love with reading and writing poetry!

Modern American Poetry: This website grew out of the experience of editing the Anthology of Modern American Poetry for Oxford University Press.   Cary Nelson, Editor

Modern American Poetry, curated by the University of Illinois. Accessible literary critical excerpts about canonical poetry - great for students.

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