lesson plans

The Academy of American Poets presents 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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High School, Middle School Teach This Poem: "Below Zero" by Jay Parini Teach This Poem
High School, Middle School Teach This Poem: "Binsey Poplars" by Gerard Manley Hopkins Teach This Poem
High School, Middle School Teach This Poem: "Black Cat" by Rainer Maria Rilke Teach This Poem
High School, Middle School Teach This Poem: "Black Laws" by Roger Reeves Teach This Poem
High School, Middle School Teach This Poem: "Blackberry Eating" by Galway Kinnell Teach This Poem
High School, Middle School Teach This Poem: "Breaking News" by Dora Malech Teach This Poem
High School, Middle School Teach This Poem: "Burning the Old Year" by Naomi Shihab Nye Teach This Poem
High School, Middle School Teach This Poem: "Business" by Naomi Shihab Nye Teach This Poem
Elementary School, High School, Middle School Teach This Poem: "Carrying Our Words" by Ofelia Zepeda Teach This Poem
High School, Middle School Teach This Poem: "Chance" by Molly Peacock Teach This Poem

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