Teachers are always
looking for new, innovative ways to teach
students poetry in the classroom. Acrostic Poetry for Kids is
a resource tool developed by My Word Wizard that teachers can
into their lesson plan to teach poetry to kids.
Learning poetry at an
early age can be beneficial to a
child's development. Try teaching some of the ideas presented below and
then have your students submit their own work to be shown on
My Word Wizard!
An acrostic poem is a
beginner's level poem great for budding
young poets. In this type of poem the
first letter of each line spells out a word. The poem may be a series
of single words as in the example below, or may be a series of
sentences or phrases.
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Have your students write their own Acrostic
Poem using their name and/or surname. Ask them to include visual images
to illustrate each of the words included in the poem!