Tag Archives: found poetry

Transforming Brown v Board of Education

Sometimes after we read a text I will have the students use a process of found poetry as a closure. I xerox some random and not so random spreads of the book and the students select words on the pages … Continue reading

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Found Books, Found Poetry

After the intense Constitution test a couple of weeks ago, and it being the last day before Thanksgiving break, I felt we as a class needed a little down time. (I know the students did too.) We went to the … Continue reading

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Letting it rise organically from the page

One of the activities at the end of reading Fahrenheit 451 is the creation of a found poetry piece. I xerox a couple of selected spreads from the book and the students alter the meaning of the original by the … Continue reading

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