Yes, it’s National Poetry Month, and by now your students are dragging. Who cares about words? They should!
Here is Stephen Fry on Language. I listen to his podcast, and this one is a dizzying doozy. You can go to his site, here at stephenfry.com, and navigate accordingly (read: download even more podcasts).
Here is part of it, done with kinetic graphics. This, you might inflict on your children.