Poetry Out Loud
  • This site focuses on building skills in recitation and performance. The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation have partnered with State Arts Agencies of the United States to support the expansion of Poetry Out Loud, which encourages the nation's youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and performance. This exciting program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage (The Poetry Foundation and The National Endowment for the Arts).
  • Look for contest information

Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry in Schools
Poetry Festival/ See opportunities for Teachers and Students

Edgar Allan Poe-
This interactive site has a lot of information about the author, plus games and interactive maps relating to his life and works. NOTE: This site is for older students and includes external links to sites that have discussion boards.
http://knowingpoe.thinkport.org/default_flash.asp

Explore the links to learn more about Poe and to read letters written to him and by him. Click on "Works" to read his poems and tales. Other links lead to descriptions of his house and grave
http://www.eapoe.org/

In this Webquest, students investigate Poe’s life and its impact on his works. Very interactive and fun project for students to work on while reading some of his work.
http://www.geocities.com/educationplace/poe/wqpoe.htm

Click on the links to read the full text for five of Poe's stories
http://www.literature.org/authors/poe-edgar-allan/

This museum site includes a biography of his life and samples of some of his works. There is also an online quiz.
http://www.poemuseum.org/

American Dream Poetry Museum
Welcome to the poems gallery. We have collected poems which speak the themes we wish to present about the prominent people in the 1920's. We hope you enjoy.
http://cte.jhu.edu/techacademy/web/2000/kajder/group1/poems.html