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Lesson Plans

Organizing a Contest

Judge Preparation


Download the Teacher’s Guide

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

POL Fact Sheet

Understanding the Impact of POL

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“Everyone in the audience leaves a Poetry Out Loud event feeling deeply touched, hopeful for humanity, and heartened. And to me, that’s what poetry does for us – it humanizes us and teenagers need to know that they have that power.”

Naomi Shihab Nye

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NCTE & Common Core Standards