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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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Flowers Acrostic Poem

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

Flowers: Illustrated Acrostic Poem
Draw a picture of flowers, 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 Leaf Acrostic Poem

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

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

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Tree Acrostic Poem

Write a poem about a tree. Start each line with a letter from the word "tree."
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Tulip Acrostic Poem

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


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