Acrostic Poetry for Kids

Acrostic Poetry

Teachers are always looking for new, innovative ways to teach their students poetry in the classroom.  Acrostic Poetry for Kids is a resource tool developed by My Word Wizard that teachers can incorporate 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!



Acrostic Poem


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.

Example:

JEANNE


Jolly
Energetic
Academic
Nice
Neat
Efficient

TASK: 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!


Acrostic Poetry for Kids


Share Your Student's Acrostic Poetry and We'll Publish Them Online


Are you an educator teaching poetry to your students? Our editors are always looking for new poems to add to our collection. Submit your student-written Acrostic Poetry for Kids to our editors by emailing them to us here.
 




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