Produced for K-12 educators, Teach This Poem features one poem a week from our online poetry collection, accompanied by interdisciplinary resources and activities designed to help teachers quickly and easily bring poetry into the classroom. The series is written by our Educator in Residence, Dr. Madeleine Fuchs Holzer, and is available for free via email.
“Duncan, Isadora 49.” Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org.
“Old Woman in an Armchair,” attributed to Jacob Backer (1608-1651). Oil on canvas. Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913. www.metmuseum.org
“Maria Luisa of Parma” by Laurent Pécheux (1729-1821). Oil on canvas. Bequest of Annie C. Kane, 1926. www.metmuseum.org
“Portrait of Madeleine Castaing” by Chaim Soutine (1893-1943). Oil on canvas. Bequest of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot. www.metmuseum.org