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Found Poetry and Blackout Poems

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What is Found Poetry?


  • According to the website, “Ask Jeeves for Kids,” it is “a composition made by combining fragments of such printed material as newspapers, signs, or menus, and rearranging them into the form of a poem.”



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Found Poem:  Poetic Form, from Poets.org



Teaching Strategy:  Found Poems from Facing History and Ourselves


Retelling History Though Poetry, Library of Congress


Found Poetry Instructions from ReadWriteThink


Student Challenge:  Create a New York Times Found Poem


Found and Headline Poems, from National Council of Teachers of English


Found Art Poetry

The Arrow Finds Its Mark:  A Book of Found Poems.  Georgia Heard, Roaring Brook Press, 2012





What is Blackout Poetry?


Blackout Poems, Scholastic


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