Five-Minute Film Festival: Poetry Month

For some people, the thought of poetry makes their blood pump faster with passion, while for others, it conjures up stereotypes of disaffected beat writers. But there’s no doubt that when taught well, poetry can get kids excited about reading, writing, performing, and finding their voice. As we near the end of April, National Poetry Month, I’ve put together a selection of videos about the power of poetry for young people — in the classroom and beyond.

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