How to Write an Acrostic Poem

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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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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Use in a homeschool setting during a poetry unit
  • Provide the URL for learners to come up with their own acrostic poems in the beginning of the school year
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires access to the Internet
  • Provide a solid prompt to keep writers focused
  • Provides two examples and straightforward instructions
  • A good introduction for reluctant poets
  • None