The Academy of American Poets presents poetry lesson plans, most of which align with Common Core State Standards, and all of which have been reviewed by our Educator in Residence with an eye toward developing skills of perception and imagination. We hope they will inspire the educators in our community to bring even more poems into your classrooms!
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The following lesson plans feature poems poems exploring many different kinds of family relations
The following lesson plans feature poems exploring the themes of social justice, identity, and human rights.
Browse this selection of lesson plans featuring poems about the environment, nature, and science.
Browse poetry lesson plans featuring poems about many different aspects of American and world his
Find poetry lesson plans organized by theme, occasion, and class subject, including lesson plans featuring poems about social justice, the environment, and many other topics.