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  • Sheryl Palese

    Blackout Poetry using a recycled book

  • Krissy Regier

    Use with poetry unit: "Block Out Poetry with art" using old newspapers or books...very cool. Great idea for creative writing class.

  • Nora G

    Use with poetry unit: "Block Out Poetry with art" using old newspapers or books- Altered book page

  • Shelby Shafer

    Another example of blackout poetry using an old book page.

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Poems discovered with pen on the printed page. love this.

Altered book art project.... A page taken from an old book, with certain words left uncovered by painting to create a found poetry style statement, then applied to a page in an old style type journal/ledger

Common Core standard based poetry unit!! Includes I-Can statements, pre-assessment, vocabulary, extensive list of suggested book titles, in-depth suggested schedule, mini-lessons galore, a Peeling the Poetry guide to help students read and enjoy poetry, ideas and handouts for the creation of poetry books, performances and celebrations, a self-reflection piece. This unit has got it all! Your students will LOVE poetry! $

from Hope King "Second Grade Shenanigans" " on TPT I love teaching poetry! I think that it is such a needed break from the drill, drill, drill of complete sentences, punctuation, etc.(Not that thos...

Book page poetry/Visual poetry. ..for when you are repurposing an old book into your visual journal.

Blackout by Alec Essefic I have an evil plan to fly this guy to Durham so he can do this to every single book in my house

Black Glue and Watercolor Resist from Pink and Green Mama blog