Get Lit Curriculum Options

In School Program

Have poetry come alive in your classroom with our 12-week “teach the teacher” In Schools Program. Our common core-aligned curriculum is highly engaging, adding enrichment and rigor to any English or drama class. The In Schools Program includes comprehensive training and professional development by our education staff, as well as continued Get Lit support and resources throughout the school year. Prices vary depending on location.

  • 12 hours of professional development for up to 4 attendees at Get Lit’s Poetic Convergence
  • license to teach the curriculum for 1 year
  • all 12-week curriculum materials (Lit Kit)
  • a BLITZ performance by our GLPs for the school
  • 2 mentor visits by Get Lit teaching artists
  • entry for a team of 4-6 poets in the Classic Slam
  • access to our private, online Teachers’ Lounge

Words Ignite Course

Give the gift of Get Lit everyday with our new, full-year Words Ignite curriculum. Words Ignite is common-core aligned, year-long course complete with everything from graphic organizers to objectives and assessments. Words Ignite is UC-approved as both a “B” English 9 course and a “G” college preparatory elective. It includes all of our regular curriculum components plus extra training, resources, and a new textbook that includes poems by known classic poets and today’s leading poetic voices. This program is currently being piloted throughout the Los Angeles Unified School District. Prices vary depending on location.

  • 12 hours of professional development for up to 4 attendees at Get Lit’s LA Poetic Convergence
  • license to teach the curriculum for 1 year
  • Words Ignite textbook, Get Lit Rising and all 12-week curriculum materials (Lit Kit)
  • a BLITZ performance by our GLPs for the school
  • 4 mentor visits by Get Lit teaching artists
  • entry for a team of 4-6 poets in the Classic Slam
  • access to our private, online Teachers’

Get Lit Residency (price vary depending on location)

Book a residency with one of our dynamic and incredible Get Lit mentors. Residencies include a 12-week or 24-week residency taught by a certified and highly trained Get Lit teaching artist along with access to the curriculum, teachers lounge and more. Schools receive all the same benefits and resources as those enrolled in the In Schools Program, with the added resource of our teaching artists working weekly with you and your students to grow and develop as poets. Prices may vary depending on location.

  • 12-week curriculum taught by one of Get Lit’s highly-trained teaching artists
  • a BLITZ performance by our GLPs for the school
  • entry for a team of 4-6 poets in the Classic Slam
  • access to our private, online Teachers’ Lounge