As an end-of-year project, educator Jennifer Stuckey had her students choose a living poet to showcase. Stuckey teaches English at Brookville High School in Virginia.
Teaching Citizen Illegal by José Olivarez
I am so excited to share this COMPLETE UNIT for José Olivarez’s Citizen Illegal (Haymarket Books, 2018) created by my colleagues Tiffany Cavicchia and Melissa Scire.Continue reading
Teaching Rita Dove – 3 poems for all levels (upper elementary to high school)
Poetry of Identity Project Using the Living Poets Virtual Library
You want to use the Teach Living Poets Virtual Library with your students, but not sure how? Or maybe you don’t have time to devote to making a new assignment? No worries! Guest author and teacher Leigh Connole shares her incredible work here to use with the Virtual Library.
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Slow Chat for Students on Amanda Gorman’s Inaugural Poem
Amanda Gorman Inauguration Poem Lessons
Hyperdoc for Rudy Francisco
Teaching Joy Harjo: Full unit for An American Sunrise
SZA Workshop Series
We’re going on a treasure hunt! Found Poetry
Order your #TeachLivingPoets book from NCTE
Teach Living Poets opens up the flourishing world of contemporary poetry to secondary teachers, giving advice on discovering new poets and reading contemporary poetry, as well as sharing sample lessons, writing prompts, and ways to become an engaged member of a professional learning community.Continue reading