Poetry in the Content Areas
Poetry can be used to introduce, suppliment, or extend lessons or unit studies in just about any curriculum area. Although poems are underused in most content areas, there is an important place for them. Poems can reach to many different learning styles and create a new view of the concepts being taught. The following poetry breaks show how poetry can be used in many different content areas.
Poetry Break #11: Poem Relevant to Social Studies
Poetry Break #12: Poem Relevant to Mathematics
Poetry Break #13: Poem Relevant to Science
Poetry Break #14: Poem to Use With a Novel or Picture Book
Poetry Break #15: Poem Matched With a Nonfiction Book