WHAT IS THE CAVIARDAGE METHOD: HOW TO EXPERIMENT WITH TEXTS

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A fun and educational activity for ages 6 and up, to do at school or in Distance Learning, is that of Caviardage® . Let’s find out what it is and how to do it.

WHAT IS CAVIARDAGE

The Caviardage Method, conceived by Tina Festa, contains various techniques for writing poems which consist of starting from already written texts such as newspaper sheets or pages from waste books, for example using old stories.

The term caviar age was originally supposed to censor and this is to cancel; however, the strategies proposed withinside the Caviardage do now no longer envisage the cancellation of the textual content as a number one action, as is erroneously thought, however the preference of phrases that reply to the sensation of the instant to provide existence to brief poems. The useless textual content can stay in sight, or, if desired, it can be erased with a black stroke or the use of one-of-a-kind inventive strategies at the to-be-had space.

CAVIARDAGE EXAMPLES: HOW TO DO IT AT SCHOOL

How to do this activity at school?

Just locate a few texts, and a black marker, and place your creativity into action! First, however, it is going to be essential to concentrate on one’s feelings, and later, with the textual content available, it is going to be the student who chooses the phrases that reply to their emotions to provide the form to the poem. If the poem that comes off the web page can't be study line with the aid of using line, the students can be capable of rewriting the textual content as a body on the identical web page. As a visible poem, the textual content isn't always written on a separate sheet.

The remaining step is sharing: you could percentage your poetry in a group, telling the motive for the selection of phrases and what feelings are connected to them, or genuinely studying the poem that arose from being attentive to oneself. 

This activity, being very simple, additionally adapts effortlessly to Distance Learning, simply update the paper with a Word sheet and the black Word marker with the marker. 

As a part of the Arcipelago Educativo project, created with the Agnelli Foundation and way to the contribution of the Bolton Hope Foundation and EXOR, to fight academic poverty and study loss, we've got released an internet hub complete with sources and substances for teachers, college students, and parents.

Among the many activities available on the platform you can also find that of Caviardage :

THE BENEFITS OF THIS METHOD

No doubt stimulating creativity, but also starting with the first approach to poetry without set rules, and then moving on to studying it. Group sharing will help pupils to explain the thought process they used when choosing words, and also express the reasons and emotions that guided them to do so.

Discover all the resources , didactic cards and materials that can be downloaded for free from the platform .

Thanks to the generous contributions of the Bolton Hope Foundation and EXOR, the Educational Archipelago project can offer educational and play opportunities to children who are at risk of being left behind. This innovative project, carried out in partnership with the Agnelli Foundation, is making a real difference in the lives of these children.

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