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With Black Out Poetry, you can be creative with words, images, and reuse. To start, just grab something with words on it that would otherwise be trash (or recycling). It can be a newspaper, a magazine, a book you no longer want, or even your old homework. That and a marker is really all you need, but you can get creative and use other pens and supplies if you have them.
Don't forget to watch the videos below these instructions and to share your finished product with us. We can't wait to see.
Black Out Poetry
What You Need
Withdrawn book (that you no longer want), newspaper, magazine, or other page with words
Scissors (Optional: to cut out page)
How To Do It
Using a withdrawn book (or whatever material with words you've chosen), pick a page.
Option A: Mark around the words that would make up the poem and black out the rest
Option B: Draw a picture using markers that won’t completely black out the words and then draw a box in the words for use in the poem.