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Poem in Your Pocket Day is April 29, 2022

Categories: Books, Authors, & Movies, Education & Teaching

by Terrie Noland, National Director of Educator Engagement

Poem in Your Pocket Day was started in New York City in 2002 and is now a national phenomenon. You can use the Learning Ally Audiobook Solution to introduce your struggling readers to the literary writing style of poetry and verse. We've even compiled a list of poetry titles in each grade-level to help get you started. 

Here are a few ideas:

shout poetry book1. Read two poems to see how they compare or contrast with each other.

2. Find a favorite poem to share with a friend or family member.

3. Post lines from your favorite poem on social media.

4. Write a favorite line from a poem on your assignments.

Want to learn more about ways to participate in Poem in Your Pocket Day, including socially distant ideas? Check out the official Poem in Your Pocket Day website!

Log in to set up your students with poetry books so they can keep a poem in their pocket on April 29, 2022! Try other Spring into Reading fun, engaging strategies to help your students reach goals! Share your activities and learn from others using #SpringIntoReading and tagging @Learning_Ally. 

Want to do spring reading with Learning Ally at your school?

Learning Ally is a cost-effective solution to help your students who read below grade level boost their vocabulary, comprehension and test scores. Our extensive library of human-read audiobooks includes core content, is easy to set up, and fits into your existing curriculum.

Learn how you can transform the lives of your struggling readers. Call 800-221-1098 or email

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