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

"Performing a poem out loud of my choosing created this new and more personal connection to poetry for me. In addition, POL gave me the confidence that I never thought I had and it taught me that I could apply it everywhere I went. "
Cayla Turner
2018 MD POL Champ