Blackout Poetry – Classroom Connection

Have you ever considered using blackout poetry in your lessons?

Teachers at all grade levels are finding ways to use blackout poetry with their students. Here are a few examples from teachers:

Love, Teach blog: Blackout Poetry for the Win!
Scholastic: Blackout Poems
Vogel, E. & Miller, N.: What Would You Erase?: A Lesson on Blackout Poetry

To try blackout poetry for yourself, come to our De-Stress Day event on January 24 from 12:00-2:00pm! We will have all of the materials ready for you to make your own blackout poems.

When: January 24, 12:00-2:00 Drop-in
Where: Scarfe 155 – Education Library

Supplies for colouring and puppet making will also be available. We hope you’ll come de-stress with us!