Looking for fun activities to explore the art of poetry and use it to support language learning? Try these simple and fun activities.
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If you are thinking about using poetry in the classroom or looking for some fresh ideas, check out these resources:
Using poetry from the TeachingEnglish British Council website
These fantastic TED talks: Billy Collins: Two poems about what dogs think (probably) and Oscar Schwartz: Can a computer write poetry?
Two great courses Poetry in ELT from Chuck Sandy
Poetry and the ESL classroom: how rhyme can work for your students from the OUP blog
10 Ways to Use Poetry in your Classroom from readingrockets.org
Enjoy and happy teaching!