Thank you for spending the month of April on poetry with me.
As a bonus, below are resources that inspired me to expand my views of what poetry is, who can be a poet, what poets can talk about, where poets find ideas, and more!
- Britannica Digital Learning, April 18, 2018
- “Expand literacy through rap music with a 1-hour playlist that’s squeaky clean for classroom listening.”
- Includes a Spotify sample list, a description of each song included, and an interview between Neil De Grasse Tyson and GZA of Wu Tang Clan.
- Top quote: “Your life is dependent on your relationship with words,”-Newbery honoree Jason Reynolds.
- Sara Sarasohn, January 12, 2011, “The Record” on NPR.com
- The author’s son “came home from sixth grade with a homework assignment about pop music.”
- An activity asking students to evaluate whether texts are a mirror, reflecting their experience, or a window into others’ experiences.
- Based on ideas in the the essay “Curriculum As Window and Mirror”.
- Curriculum As Window and Mirror. Emily Style Social Science Record, Fall, 1996. First published in Listening for All Voices, Oak Knoll Schoolmonograph, Summit, NJ, 1988.
- The National SEED Project – http://www.nationalseedproject.org
- Almost all of the poetry you could want, catalogued, categorized, and cross-referenced.