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Acrostic Poem Pals
Students work in groups to determine a creative writing theme. They listen to each other to produce a group acrostic poem and then collaborate with their partners to recite their poetry. They then add drawings to add an artistic element to their poem.
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 20 Downloads
Native American Acrostic Poems
Fifth graders apply knowledge about Native American tribes while writing an acrostic poem. They enhance the writing with pictures that symbolize important characteristics of the tribes. They use digital cameras, scanners, image editing and word processing software to create a final presentation of the poetry.
5th Social Studies & History 7 Views 41 Downloads
Acrostic Poems: What's In a Name?
Students find words that begin with the letters in their own names, using a variety of sources including word banks and online dictionaries. They create an acrostic poem. Pupils revise poems as needed, for meaning and conventions. Students share their poems with classmates and complete a reflective self-assessment.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 13 Views 105 Downloads
Second graders listen to the book, SHARK WATCH as it is read to the class and name some of the facts they have learned about sharks from hearing the story. They then write an acrostic poem on the topic of sharks. Some of the students then come up and read their poems to the class.
2nd Language Arts 4 Views 24 Downloads
Acrostic Poetry to Teach Font Changes and Centering
Students engage in a discussion about how to write an acrostic poem. They demonstate the ability to use a word processor by typing an acrostic poem by following instructions. Word processing skills such as, centering text, changing font, and producing a final copy should by included.
5th - 7th 21st Century Skills 5 Views 6 Downloads
Antarctica Acrostic Poem
In this Antarctica poetry worksheet, students first read about how to write an acrostic poem. Students write an acrostic poem using the letters in ANTARCTICA. Each line of poetry will begin with the letters that are printed down in a column.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Literary Genres: Poetry
Students write acrostic poems that creatively employ knowledge of a given topic. In this poetry lesson, students choose a topic that relates to recent of current news. Students complete acrostic poems in small groups. Students also complete the handout included on reflecting what they have done.
7th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 49 Downloads
What are the Elements of an Acrostic Poem?
Explore the elements of acrostic poems beginning with small groups brainstorming lists of adjectives for various nouns and then selecting the best descriptors. Next, they listen to acrostic poems and identify adjectives. In pairs, they create an acrostic poem similar to the example provided and then take digital photos for a PowerPoint that includes their poem.
6th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 48 Downloads