If you want to know more about how to share contemporary poetry with children, you have come to the right place.
This site features what Caroline Feller Bauer calls "Poetry Breaks." These are opportunities to share poems with children through simple performances that invite participation. Try some of these Poetry Breaks with children you know.
POETRY BREAKS The Poetry Breaks here are organized into modules. Each module contains several Poetry Breaks. These are the general topics for each module.
Module 1 Creating a poetry environment Module 2 Learning about major poets Module 3 Poetry performance strategies Module 4 Poetry across the curriculum Module 5 Multicultural poetry Module 6 Responding to poetry
This site is maintained by Sylvia M. Vardell and is updated periodically. Keep watching for new poems.