I Have a Dream Acrostic Poem
In this acrostic poem learning exercise, students write a poem using the letters in the word dream. They see the words, "I have a dream," with an American flag at the top of the page.
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George Washington Acrostic Poem Activity
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4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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