Presentation on theme: "Found Poems Using text to create something new, powerful, and beautiful."— Presentation transcript:
Found Poems Using text to create something new, powerful, and beautiful
Wikipedia Definition Found poetry is a type of poetry created by taking words, phrases, and sometimes whole passages from other sources and reframing them as [Cutout] poetry by making changes in spacing and/or lines (and consequently meaning), OR by altering the text by additions and/or deletions [Blackout].
Your Task Create a Found Poem [Blackout style] using a page of text from the book you are reading. Select the words of your poems and artistically black out the surrounding words.
Your Task Construct your poem so that it accomplishes some purpose in reflecting the story it came from: –Character Analysis –Theme –Conflict –Issue –Setting
Your Task You must choose between 10 and 20 words or phrases to use for your poem Artwork should enhance the meaning of the poem you have “found”