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Poems & Questions for National Poetry Month

 


Kindergarten

"As I Was Going to St. Ives" 

"Mix a Pancake"
By Christina G. Rossetti
 

1st Grade

"Drinking Fountain"
By Marchette Chute

"Covers"
By Nikki Giovanni
 

2nd Grade

"The Wind"
By Robert Louis Stevenson

"Afternoon on a Hill"
By Edna St. Vincent Millay


3rd Grade

"Fireflies in the Garden"
By Robert Lee Frost

"Autumn"
By Emily Dickinson  

"Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"
By Robert Lee Frost  


4th Grade

"A Bird Came Down the Walk"
By Emily Dickinson

"Dust of Snow"
By Robert Lee Frost

"September"
By Helen Hunt Jackson


5th Grade

"The New Colossus"
By Emma Lazarus

"The Echoing Green"
By William Blake

"Casey at the Bat"
By Ernest Lawrence Thayer


6th Grade

"City Autumn"
By Joseph Moncure March

"Wild Goose"
By Curtis Heath

"The Road Not Taken"
By Robert Lee Frost


7th Grade

"Hope Is the Thing with Feathers"
By Emily Dickinson

"The Sheaves"
By Edward Arlington Robinson

"The Song of Wandering Aengus"
By William Butler Yeats


8th Grade

"If You Were Coming In the Fall"
By Emily Dickinson

"The Railway Train"
By Emily Dickinson

"Paul Revere's Ride"
By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


9th - 10th Grade

"Sonnet 73"
By William Shakespeare

"Loveliest of Trees"
By A.E. Housman  

"Ozymandias"
By Percy Bysshe Shelley


11th - 12th Grade

"Song VII"
By Rabindranath Tagore

"Because I Could Not Stop for Death"
By Emily Dickinson

"Ode to Ethiopia" and "On Being Brought from Africa" 
By Paul Laurence Dunbar and Phillis Wheatley