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194 resources with the concept acrostic poems

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The Backpack Travel Journals

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Strap on those backpacks, it's time to travel through history with this literature unit based on the first four books of The Magic Tree House series. While reading through these fun stories, children create story maps, record interesting...
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A Hidden Beauty

For Teachers K - 2nd
Expose the beautiful mystery of bulbs as young botanists learn all about these fascinating plants. They glean information from a short text before observing actual bulbs (consider an onion), and comparing their findings with predictions....
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Writing Acrostic Poems with Thematically Related Texts in the Content Areas

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Scholars scour thematically aligned texts to gather a bank of words they can use in an original acrostic poem. 
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How to Start a Poetry Journal

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Practice makes proficient! Using a journal of their choice, authors organize pages, then begin their writing journey of on-going writing practice in which they compose all poetic forms including diamante, limerick, free verse, and more!
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How to Write an Acrostic Poem

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Acrostic poems are perfect for any topic! A quick tutorial guides learners into writing acrostic poems with the basics and key examples.
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Acrostic Poems: All About Me and My Favorite Things

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Budding poets create two acrostic poems, one for their name and another using a word of their choice. Over the course of five days, scholars compose, revise, publish, and share their work with their peers.
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December Writing Journal

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
December writing activities galore! With everything from poetry to research to descriptive writing to writing about things that represent December, there's no way you will run out of options.
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Matilda - The Weekly Test

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Readers take the main characters in Matilda and individually describe them through a mnemonic. To get there, group members create an acrostic poem describing the character they were given, and choose one of the words from the acrostic...
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Earth Day Book

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
This Earth Day, celebrate our beautiful planet with an activity book that challenges scholars to show off their map skills, complete a crossword puzzle, write acrostic poems, alphabetize, and reflect on their personal Earth-friendly habits.
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Lesson Two: The Earth, Introductory Activities

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Determine what young pupils already know about earth science with a brainstorming activity. After class members work together to complete a KWL chart about the Earth, they craft an acrostic poem to demonstrate their understanding.
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Acrostic Poems

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
What is an acrostic poem? It is one of the many forms of poetry that expresses a particular thought, idea, emotion, or feeling. Play with an interactive that allows young poets to craft a topical acrostic of their choice using an online...
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Spring into Poetry

For Students 3rd Standards
Looking to cover types of poetry and informational text in one lesson? Use a reading comprehension activity that focuses on explanations of rhyming poems, acrostics, quatrains, and haikus, while prompting third graders to answer...
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George Washington Acrostic Poem Activity

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Celebrate George Washington's birthday—Presidents' Day—with a poem dedicated to him. Scholars compose an acrostic poem using his first and last name and facts they learned about his life, then showcase their creation on a poster. 
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Clouds

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Support science instruction with a combination of engaging activities and skills-based worksheets that focus on clouds. Learners take part in grand discussions, write an acrostic poem, complete graphic organizers, solve word puzzles, and...
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Career Research and Acrostic Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's never too early to think about the future! Here is a lesson that sparks the thought, "What do I want to be when I grow up? Scholars begin by researching careers and completing a graphic organizer with their new-found knowledge....
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Fabulous Fibonacci and His Nifty Numbers

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Fibonacci numbers are not only found in the classroom but also in nature. Explore the concept of Fibonacci numbers through a series of lessons designed to gain insight into the mathematical reasoning behind the number pattern, and spark...
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Alliteration All Around

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Discover alliteration found in picture books by Pamela Duncan Edwards. Then, dive into a read aloud of Alligators All Around by Maurice Sendak. This practice sets the stage for budding poets to create their own acrostic poem, write an...
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Summer Days Acrostic Poem

For Students K - 6th Standards
The end of year can be a hectic one, but keep the learning going while having a good time writing poetry! Budding poets create an acrostic poem to the words summer days. 
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Self-Concept: Self-Esteem

For Students 6th - 12th
Most teenagers struggle with self-image and self-esteem. Guide them through these stormy waters with a series of activities focused on positive messages, true friendship and support, and self-concept. 
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Valentine's Day Activity Booklet

For Students 1st - 3rd
A five-page activity booklet contains nine activities with a variety of English language arts skills. Youngsters practice counting syllables, identifying synonyms and antonyms, alphabetizing words, writing, and use other grammar skills...
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Valentine's Day Acrostic Poem

For Students K - 6th Standards
L is for loving this Valentine's day acrostic poem in which class members use letters from the word love to guide their creative writing. Four different versions for you or your scholars to choose from make this poetry activity a win for...
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Valentine’s Day Acrostic Poem

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Be mine! Young poets use the provided worksheet to craft a Valentine's Day acrostic poem for the word heart.
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Dragon Alliterations

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
You don't have to slay the dragon in this activity. Young writers review poetic devices with a set of worksheets about alliteration and similes. Once they finish waxing poetic about their dragon friends, they craft a final acrostic poem.
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Writing An Acrostic

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Invite learners to introduce themselves through poetry. After brainstorming and choosing details, pupils draft two acrostic poems using their names as the base. They then evaluate and revise their poems.