Article of the Week Interpreted Through Found Poems is a great lesson plan that incorporates current events and poetry. This lesson can be used once or multiple times throughout the year with the goal of increasing reading fluency and comprehension.
High school teacher Sarah Brown Wessling uses found poetry to interpret and explore themes in Arthur Miller's "The Crucible." Wessling's found poetry activity encourages students to work as a class as they create a found poem together, but the activity also gives students a voice during discussion of the play.
As you can see from the name, The Found Poetry Review is an excellent resource for all things found poetry. This resource gives a brief overview of what found poetry and The Found Poetry Review is all about.