The learner can write a poem/short text.
- Magazines and newspapers
- Paper, scissors and glue
Cut out words and phrases from magazines and newspapers and compose a poem/short text.
You will find numerous examples googling ‘cut-up poem’.
- Show and explain if necessary your cut-up poem.
- Explain the process.
- Give the learners time to compose their cut-up poem.
- Walk around and coach.
- The learners recite their poems to each other.
- Hang the poems on the wall.
Tips for the instructor
For beginners it might be easier to have some words or headings already cut out.
Put rhyming words together.
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