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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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Write a Family Acrostic Poem

Write a poem about family. Start each line with a letter from the word "family."

Family: Illustrated Acrostic Poem
Draw a picture of your family, then write an acrostic poem about them. Start each line of your poem with the letter on that line. Or go to a pdf of the poem.

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Father Acrostic Poem

Write a poem about your father. Start each line with a letter from the phrase "MY FATHER."

Father: Illustrated Acrostic Poem
Draw a picture of your father, then write an acrostic poem about him. Start each line of your poem with the letter on that line. Or go to a pdf of the poem.

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Write a Friends Acrostic Poem

Write a poem about friends. Start each line with a letter from the word "friends."

Friends: Illustrated Acrostic Poem
Draw a picture of friend, then write an acrostic poem about them. Start each line of your poem with the letter on that line. Or go to a pdf of the poem.

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Write a Happy Acrostic Poem

Write a poem about happiness. Start each line with a letter from the word "HAPPY."
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Mother's Day Acrostic Poem

Write a poem about your mother. Start each line with a letter from the phrase "MY MOTHER."

Mother: Illustrated Acrostic Poem
Draw a picture of your mother, then write an acrostic poem about her. Start each line of your poem with the letter on that line. Or go to a pdf of the poem.

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Write a Name Acrostic Poem

Write a name acrostic poem with four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, or ten lines. Or go to blank scroll template to use. The first letter of each line spells out your name (pick the printable with the same number of letters as your name).
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Write a Name Acrostic Poem (Scroll-Shaped)

Write a name acrostic poem with four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, or ten lines. The first letter of each line spells out your name (pick the printable with the same number of letters as your name).
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Write a Sad Acrostic Poem

Write a poem about sadness. Start each line with a letter from the word "SAD."
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Teacher Acrostic Poem

Write a poem about your teacher. Start each line with a letter from the phrase "MY TEACHER."
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Thank You Acrostic Poem

Write a poem about being thankful. Start each line with a letter from the phrase "THANK YOU."
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Veteran Acrostic Poem

Write a poem about a veteran. Start each line with a letter from the word "VETERAN."


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