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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
A Poem of Possibilities: Thinking about the Future
|Grades||11 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Four 50-minute sessions|
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers.
Grades 3 – 6 | Calendar Activity |  April 21
Students select a poem and create a Stapleless Book using the interactive tool.
Grades 5 – 8 | Calendar Activity |  November 6
Students look at Naismith's original 13 rules for basketball and write about the rules and how they have changed in small groups.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 20
Students do a journal entry about barriers that have been broken,such as age, race, and gender, that might impede them in the future, and how they can break through those barriers.
Grades K – 12 | Calendar Activity |  October 3
Students investigate the website of a past Poet Laureate's project and use it as a model to celebrate poetry that appeals most to them.
Grades 6 – 12 | Professional Library | Book
Intended for middle and high school teachers, Go Public! offers specific writing ideas and classroom activities to help students develop the confidence and ability to publish in a wide market.