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Poetry Outloud

Check out the website for Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest,an event created by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. The site includes a daily poet feature with bio and poems, as well as a Best Performances video along with teacher’s guide for classroom use and score sheets for students to be the judge. This year, award-winning actress Tyne Daly, Prairie Home Companion‘s Garrison Keillor, and poet Luis Rodriguez, among others, will judge the fourth annual Poetry Out Loud National Finals on April 28, 2009, in Washington, DC.

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