First DIY project and after a few “updates” and tiny fixes, it is still in the sunroom rolling around on castors and looking fabulous.

Every time I see it I can be proud that I taught myself how to use tools and discover the joy of actually building something! Advertisements

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Blackout Poety : Poems even Middle Schoolers Love Writing

Blackout poems are a fun, simple, and creative way to expose students to poetry. How you adapt the lesson depends on the skill you’re covering. The options for how to incorporate blackout, or found poetry, are endless but the result is always the same — an engaged classroom and a concrete example of poetry basics you and your students can utilize throughout the year.