National Poetry Month http://wkms.org en Poetry Minutes 2014: Celebrating Sonnets! http://wkms.org/post/poetry-minutes-2014-celebrating-sonnets <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">April is National Poetry Month!</strong></p><p>Hear Poetry Minutes on&nbsp;WKMS&nbsp;weekdays in April at 7:19 a.m. during&nbsp;<em>Morning Edition</em>, at 11:19 a.m. during&nbsp;<em>Sounds Good</em>&nbsp;and at 4:19 p.m. during&nbsp;<em>All Things Considered</em>.</p><p><em><strong>Celebrating Shakespearean Sonnets</strong></em></p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:45:50 +0000 Matt Markgraf 39596 at http://wkms.org Poetry Minutes 2014: Celebrating Sonnets! Teaching Poetry to Kids and Recording for Radio http://wkms.org/post/teaching-poetry-kids-and-recording-radio <p>Murray State’s Teacher Quality Institute’s Constance Alexander brings poetry to the studio on <em>Sounds Good</em> today. She’s produced Poetry Minutes for WKMS over the past several years. In the conversation, she reads some of the poems written by area school kids for the project, and talks about teaching poetry to kids, how to interpret&nbsp;something like a photo or painting using carefully constructed words.</p><p><a href="http://wkms.org/post/poetry-minutes-2013-picturing-america">Click here to listen to this year's Poetry Minutes</a>.</p><p><em>Bonus:</em> <a href="http://wkms.org/poetry-minutes-2012-journey-stories">Here's last year's Poetry Minutes</a>!</p><p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 22:37:02 +0000 Kate Lochte 30307 at http://wkms.org Teaching Poetry to Kids and Recording for Radio Shakespeare in the Schools Partnership http://wkms.org/post/shakespeare-schools-partnership <p>As National Poetry Month closes we&rsquo;re bringing you a glimpse into Murray Middle School classroom activities with the Shakespeare in the Schools Partnership Initiative.&nbsp; It coordinates with the annual Shakespeare Festival at Murray.&nbsp; Murray State faculty member Dr. Barbara Cobb brought the Bard&rsquo;s sonnets to Murray Middle and is here to share a sample of student responses.</p> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:47:54 +0000 Kate Lochte 17785 at http://wkms.org