If your students are like mine, they probably don’t like poetry. But as English Teachers, most of us like poetry—some of us even LOVE it! So how to bridge that gap? How to get your students to enjoy poetry?

With five years of classroom use of Stairs Appear, including use in Pearson textbooks, we can say confidently that students like and respond well to this poetry.

High Quality, Pushcart Prize-winning poetry (“The Book of Fly” 2021). Like little Twilight Zone episodes. Published in top venues. Illustrated by Marvel Comics legend Bob Hall + 8 others!

Your students can learn to like poetry! My high school English teacher, Kerstin VanDervoort, taught me to love poetry. I’m so grateful to her—it changed my life!

Enjoyable Poetry Comics in the Classroom

Free Lesson Plans

Middle School to College. 

Enjoy these FREE downloadable PDF guides for your classrooms, filled with objective-based lesson plans, discussion questions, and additional information.