This lesson has students making virtual blackout poems online using news articles. The lesson includes a link to a video on how to make a real blackout poem. A video with author, Austin Kleon, who wrote a book called "Newspaper Blackout" with questions that go along with the video. The tutorial is provided as a pdf and with a link to the Google Slides presentation that can be fully edited. Blackout poems are great with any poetry unit and provide students with an opportunity to express creativity! Note: Make sure you preview the Austin Kleon video and make sure it is appropriate for your audience.