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April is National Poetry Month! In this edition of The Moment, we offer three poems to delight, inspire and encourage you and your students. To browse more student-friendly poetry, visit Perspectives Texts (under the Classroom Resources menu) and search for the word "poem."

Celebrate Maya Angelou

In observance of what would have been her 90th birthday, take a moment to introduce your students to legendary writer and activist Maya Angelou.
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Online Exclusive! "Becoming Joey"

How can a student begin the walk to school with one name and arrive with another? Hear the story of "Becoming Joey," a poem by Paul Gorski, read by Gabriela Bovea.
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Why I Teach: A Poem

For National Poetry Month, we departed from our typical prose-only style to present this special Why I Teach column.

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