Teaching Resources

Every year thousands of teachers integrate Poetry Out Loud into their curricula. This section has everything you need to run a successful program in your classroom.


Read valuable tips for teaching Poetry Out Loud

Utilize lesson plans

Make your Poetry Out Loud program accessible

Find out more about NCTE and Common Core Standards

Download the complete Teacher’s Guide

What People are Saying

"I learned that I had the ability to capture the attention of an audience and evoke emotion from them. When I recited my first poem in 9th grade for a mock POL class competition, I was incredibly shy and barely audible. But eventually I grew to love sharing the emotions poems gave me."
Chiara Raimondo
2016 NY POL Champion