Evaluating an Internet Site. Using a computer with an Internet connection, look up the Poetry Society of America’s Poetry in Motion homepage.
Explore the site and its links and find answers to the following questions:
• What is Poetry in Motion? Who started the program?
• Where does this program function?
• What is the Poetry Society of America? What do members of the society do?
• How well does this page and related pages convey information? How well do these pages attract a person’s attention?
On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being the lowest rating and 10 being the highest, rate this Internet site. Give solid reasons for your evaluation.
Study and Research
Learn More About the Author. Explore the Shel Silverstein website. It offers a biography, a list of his books, and an opportunity for you to write your own version of a Silverstein poem.
The Internet sites referenced here may include third-party Web sites or resources. Although EMC Paradigm Publishing reviews these sites regularly, we cannot guarantee their appropriateness, accuracy or ongoing availability. We encourage teachers to preview the sites before students access them.