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 birthday 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 17.
Finally, thank you to all of the teachers and students who participated in this year’s Dear Poet project! We received over 1,900 letters this year, and we were so impressed by the close personal connections students drew with the poems. We'll be publishing letters throughout the summer; take a look at the first selection of letters and the Chancellors’ responses.