During Women’s History Month—and year-round—celebrate the women poets who have helped shape American poetry with this selection of poems. Also, take a look at this collection of lesson plans for Women’s History Month, featuring poems by Lucille Clifton, Emma Lazarus, and Adrienne Rich, among others.
For National Read Across America Day on March 2, schools and libraries nationwide will celebrate the joys of reading. Join the excitement (and get a headstart on National Poetry Month in April) by sharing our Poems for Kids and Poetry for Teens resources with your students and showcasing their favorite poems in an anthology.
For Pi Day on March 14, take a look at the lesson plan “Infinite Recess,” which combines classroom writing activities and a lesson on mathematical structures.
On St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, read this collection of Irish poetry, poets, books, and essays.
Finally, we’re already looking ahead to April and excited to share our educator resources for this year’s National Poetry Month. Sign up to receive your free National Poetry Month poster, watch videos of our Chancellors reading their work in this year’s Dear Poet Project, and save the date for Poem in Your Pocket Day on April 18.