This June, celebrate Pride Month in the classroom with this selection of poems from lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer writers past and present. Also, take a look at this lesson plan featuring Adrienne Rich’s iconic poem “Diving into the Wreck.”
Read and share these poems about summer and warm weather.
For Gwendolyn Brooks’s centennial on June 7, celebrate her life and work with this selection of poems, audio, essays, and other resources. Also, take a look at this lesson plan featuring her poem “The Bean-Eaters.”
Find poems to share for Father’s Day on June 18.
Finally, thank you to all of the teachers and students who participated in this year’s Dear Poet project! We received over 2,000 letters this year, far more than ever before, and we were so impressed by the close personal connections students drew with the poems. Take a look at a selection of letters and the Chancellors’ responses.