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Celebrate national Poem In Your Pocket Day on Thursday, April 14, 2011! The idea is simple: select a poem you love during National Poetry Month then carry it with you to share with co-workers, family, and friends. Poems from pockets will be unfolded throughout the day with events in parks, libraries, schools, workplaces, and bookstores. Create your own Poem In Your Pocket Day event using ideas below or let us know how your plans, projects, and suggestions for Poem In Your Pocket Day by emailing npm@poets.org.


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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2013-04-30.

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Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This twelve part collection provides a variety of resources on poetry, some of which have already been reviewed. The parts or “children” range from offering A Poem in Your Pocket Day which is guidance from poetry.org; an already reviewed and completed multi part Poetry Unit for high school; exercises in how to write poetry; several lessons based on The Odyssey; a video of the National Poet Laureate; the complete texts of The Raven, The Charge of the Light Brigade and Requiem (and accompanying questions); Paint a Poem; an Emily Dickinson bio, her poems and more. While the theme of this collection is clearly poetry, there are many diverse and usable stand alone pieces in this resource.

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