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

"With a $20,000 prize, I never imagined POL being this much fun. The competitions were more about meeting and talking with the other competitors, having a great time and enjoying the poetry. I also never knew I could find so much in myself just from reciting poems."
Elliot Davidson
2015 PA POL Champion