Lesson plans and teaching resources
"Blackbottom" by Toi Derricotte
Watch the 3-minute video of the poet reading her poem. Scroll down for analysis and discussion questions.
Emily Dickinson Teaching Resources
A collection of suggestions for teaching about Dickinson.
Lesson plans and activities for the poetry and meditations.
"Brian, Age 7" by Mark Doty
The poet introduces and reads the poem in this 2 1/2-minute captioned video. Scroll down for analysis and discussion questions.
Biography, lesson plans, and texts of some poems.
Carol Ann Duffy
Teaching resources for "Before You Were Mine," "Stealing," and "We Remember Your Childhood Well." Don't miss the videos.
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Biography, lesson plans and activities for a variety of poems.