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Internet Resources for Educators

Poetry & Literature Center of The Library of Congress
The Home Page for the Poetry and Literature Center for the Library of Congress. Contains information about the Poet Laureate, Poetry Cybercasts, Center Events, the Bobbitt Prize, the Witter Bynner Fellowships, and an Archive of Recorded Poetry & Literature.

National Poetry Month
The Academy of American Poets presents poems, biographies of poets, historical and thematic poetry exhibits, events calendars, discussion forums, contest information, and much more. This page highlights the activities for National Poetry Month (April).

Yahoo! Literary Periods and Movements
A quick reference guide to sites focusing on literary movements from Elizabethan to the Beat Generation.

Shakespeare on the Web
A complete annotated guide to the scholarly Shakespeare resources available on Internet. Plus, it presents new Shakespeare material unavailable elsewhere on the Internet, such as: A Shakespeare Timeline; The Shakespeare Canon; Rowe's prefaced to his 1709 edition of the Works; Charles and Mary Lamb's Tales From Shakespeare; and The Prefatory materials from the First Folio.

Bob's Byway: Glossary of Poetic Terms
A Unique Guide for the Study of Poetry featuring: Phonetic pronunciation; Cross references; Broad range of definitions; Numerous examples; Hyper-linked keywords & cross references; A wealth of poetic quotations; and Writers' guidelines.

Norton Poets
Articles, poetry and a free informative monthly poetry newsletter.

Poetry Resources
poetry related news, books and web resources

National Council of Teachers of English
Tools and resources specific to every teacher.

Education Week
Latest K-12 educational insight and information on developments and programs affecting public and private elementary and secondary education.

Looking for Something Else?
Look at some Online Lesson Plan help or check out the Student Resources page and the Poet-Finder link.