Creating Remarkable Poetry Through Subtraction
TIME magazine recently revealed its 30 Must-See Tumblr Blogs which includes the highly creative, user-generated Newspaper Blackout. This blog is the
Newspaper Blackout Poems: A Creative Way To Write Poetry
Just yesterday when I stopped at the corner store to grab a soda, I saw the guy behind the counter reading a newspaper. I haven't seen anyone read a paper black and white old-fashioned newspaper in at least six months, or maybe longer. I stopped for a moment and just stared at him. I didn't even realize that people still buy newspapers since I hardly ever see those little stands on the sidewalk anymore. I don't like to get ink on my hands, I started reading all my news online over a decade…
Make Poetry Fun with Blackout Poetry
Have fun with your poetry unit by incorporating blackout poetry! Your middle school and high school English language arts students will love creating these poems.
Warning: I am not an artist and I am not a poet! But I like doing artsy things and I love books! I have been seeing tons of blackout poetry examples on Pinterest and they look really cool! So I dec…
How to Teach Blackout Poetry - Just Add Students
Your students will LOVE creating blackout poetry, and this post shows you how to teach them! Reinforce literary analysis skills. Free rubric included!