Poetry

Activities Billy Collins Carl Sandburg links Poetry Taylor Mali

Poetry

Poetry Questions and Poems AP Literature 1970 to 2014
Fooling with Words with Bill Moyers
Batter my heart – (meta) physical Poetry
Poetry Pairs Triplets Quads
Ekphrastic Poetry
Poetry MC Camp – Getting ready for the AP Literature test
Totally like whatever – Taylor Mali
Ars Poetica – Archibald MacLeish
Poet Teaching Math and History – Taylor Mali
I Chop Some Parsley While Listening To Art Blakey – Billy Collins
Because My Students Asked Me – Taylor Mali
Reading Poetry
The Atlantic Monthly Oedipus Poetry and Jocasta
DID I MISS ANYTHING  (one of my favorites!)

 Links
*Poetry 180 – A Poem a Day for American High Schools (link)
*Teaching Writing – Genre – Poetry (link)
*Poetry Out Loud – Listen to Poetry (link)
*Poetry Foundation.org (link)
*AllPoetry (link)
*PoemHunter.com (link)
*Poetry.org (link)
*Poets.org (link)
*100 Great Web Sites for Poetry Lovers (link)
*Poetry Archive.org – Materials for teachers (link)
Twenty-One Poems for AP Literature
The Poet Speaks of Art Harry Rusche, English Department, Emory University.
This project is designed for the students of English 205, “Introduction to Poetry.” (link)
The Poet Speaks of Art  Sandra /Effinger copy of Harry Rusche link for her students
Voices and Visions
Poetic Forms
Ekphrasis:  Using Art to Inspire Poetry
Pictures from Brueghel – Poems by William Carlos Williams (If this link vanishes, let me know I have saved in a .pdf)
Archive of Recorded Poetry
Open Culture – Library of Congress
Poetry Month – Everything you need
Poetry Idea Enginewill allow you to write haikus, free verse, limericks, and more!
Black Cat Poems – lots of poems listed by author (PS They are not about Black Cats!)
Carl Sandburg – American Songbag – The complete text online

Activities

Charge of the Light Brigade and Disabled
graham cracker poem activity
Tone Words and Poems
Found Poem Instructions
The_Chain_Poem
Poetry Binder by Sandra Effinger
The Grammar of Poetry by Kim Thurman (TCU 2005)
Senior Poetry Study Guide_08

Extras
What everyone should know About Poetry (cartoon) 1 page version
What everyone should know about Poetry (cartoon) 2 page version

Carl Sandburg
Rootabaga Stories
Poetry
American Songbag

 

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