TESOL Webinar – Exploring Language Through Poetry

american tesol institute Poetry supports language learners in exploring the complexity of the English language. According to Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development, between the ages of 13 – 19 is when an adolescent creates their identity. Poetry can support young learners in realizing their niche during this developmental period.

Useful website for studying poetry in the classroom:
Language Garden
Pic Lit
Magnetic Poetry
Lesson Stream
Stories in Flight – Flickr Poet

Visit the TESOL Webinars wiki page for more classroom resources.