Since 1996 Spring 2014 PoetryMagazine.com Since 1996 In Memorium: Maya Angelou 1928-2014 2013 Poet LaureateOf the United States Billy Collins Interviewed byGrace Cavalieri Mark Harshman Poet Laureate of West Virginia Interviewed by Grace Cavalieri Features Editor: Andrena Zawinski Senior Editor: Mary Barnet Language Arts Games - Grammar, Punctuation, Capitalization, Vocabulary Sheppard Software's Language Arts page features a variety of games for different grade levels. Elementary students (and anyone who needs a refresher) can play the animated grammar and punctuation games, which review basic punctuation and grammar concepts. This section is continually being refined and expanded, so check back often! Middle school, high school, and adult learners can review their SAT and advanced vocabulary through the SAT Words and Vocabulary in Context games. Memorizing a wide variety of important vocabulary words will really help you succeed in the verbal sections of the SATs and GREs. In addition, reading challenging books, using the vocabulary you learn in daily life, and writing will help cement the words in your mind.
Search lessons by keyword Jeopardy [SMART Notebook lesson] A jeopardy game template to be used for a chapter review, or end of year testing review. It takes a while to g... Children's Poetry Poetry Foundation Curious about poetry, but don't know where or how to begin? Teach yourself to read poetry. Home > Children’s Poetry Poetry and Literature Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera Herrera took up his duties as the 21st Poet Laureate on Tuesday, September 15th—the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month—with a reading of his work at the Library’s Coolidge Auditorium. Herrera launched his Poet Laureate Project—La Casa de Colores—on September 15 (see details below). More About Juan Felipe Herrera Past Poets Laureate
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Poems for Children - The Classics This is a collection of classical poems for children written by a variety of poets such as Christina Rossetti, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Edward Lear. The poems range from fun and lively to solemn and thought provoking. The poems can be printed from the browser by clicking on the "Print" button below each poem. Margins may need to be adjusted depending on the device that is being used. Flash Printable Poems: This is a list of poems that are lightly illustrated and can be printed. Kids Poems Kindly fill in the form below, making sure to include all information in the required fields. We will get back to you if your submission is approved. Be sure to indicate whether you would like your name to appear with your work. You may choose a pen name if you wish, or you may choose to remain anonymous.