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Acrostic Poems
Acrostic poems are simple poems in which each the first letter of each line forms a word or phrase (vertically). An acrostic poem can describe the subject or even tell a brief story about it.

This type of poem is one of the simplest for a student to write because it gives the child a concrete format to use.

You can write an acrostic poem based on your name, a favorite hobby, or something or someone who is important to you!

Or go to simple brainstorming worksheets can help prepare you to write an acrostic poem.

S hining sun
P retty hot
R un outside!
I ce cream melts
N ot inside
G o outside
By Danny, age 7


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Pick a topic, draw a picture of it, then write an acrostic poem about it. Write the word vertically along the left side of the paper, then start each line of your poem with the letter on that line.
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3-Line Illustrated Acrostic Poem
Pick a topic, draw a picture of it, then write an acrostic poem about it. Write the word vertically along the left side of the paper, then start each line of your poem with the letter on that line. Or go to a pdf of the page.

4-Line Illustrated Acrostic Poem
Pick a topic, draw a picture of it, then write an acrostic poem about it. Write the word vertically along the left side of the paper, then start each line of your poem with the letter on that line. Or go to a pdf of the page.

5-Line Illustrated Acrostic Poem
Pick a topic, draw a picture of it, then write an acrostic poem about it. Write the word vertically along the left side of the paper, then start each line of your poem with the letter on that line. Or go to a pdf of the page.

6-Line Illustrated Acrostic Poem
Pick a topic, draw a picture of it, then write an acrostic poem about it. Write the word vertically along the left side of the paper, then start each line of your poem with the letter on that line. Or go to a pdf of the page.

7-Line Illustrated Acrostic Poem
Pick a topic, draw a picture of it, then write an acrostic poem about it. Write the word vertically along the left side of the paper, then start each line of your poem with the letter on that line. Or go to a pdf of the page.

8-Line Illustrated Acrostic Poem
Pick a topic, draw a picture of it, then write an acrostic poem about it. Write the word vertically along the left side of the paper, then start each line of your poem with the letter on that line. Or go to a pdf of the page.

9-Line Illustrated Acrostic Poem
Pick a topic, draw a picture of it, then write an acrostic poem about it. Write the word vertically along the left side of the paper, then start each line of your poem with the letter on that line. Or go to a pdf of the page.

10-Line Illustrated Acrostic Poem
Pick a topic, draw a picture of it, then write an acrostic poem about it. Write the word vertically along the left side of the paper, then start each line of your poem with the letter on that line. Or go to a pdf of the page.


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