Blackout Poetry is a brilliant technique that uses existing text to create a poem with a new meaning. Underlines was not the creator of Blackout Poetry, just a big fan of it. Whilst some call the activity creative destruction, we like to think of it as a Imagination Fuel.
Here is a how to of creating a blackout poem with children.
You will need:
-Existing text from a story
-Black felt tip pen
– You may also wish to have other colour pens.