In honor of #NationalPoetryMonth, NEHS encourages you to celebrate with the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Regardless of if poetry is contained in your class to a single unit or if it is interspersed throughout the school year, poetry is a powerful force that speaks volumes. NCTE will be celebrating poetry throughout the month of April with their NCTE Verse program. From NCTE:
Join NCTE members from across the country in NCTE Verse, a member-exclusive FREE professional learning opportunity aimed at providing ideas and inspiration around poets and poetry!
Each weekday from Monday, April 1, to Friday, May 3, members who sign up for NCTE Verse will receive a daily email that:
- Focuses on a different poet each day as identified by NCTE members
- Provides resources related to that poet
- Responds to the prompt, “This poet belongs in our classrooms because…”