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Mrs. Brauer

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Making an Acrostic Poem

Surprise! It is National Poetry Month. And we are going to write a poem. An ACROSTIC poem to be exact. What is an Acrostic you ask. Well watch the video and then the fun begins. 1. Watch the video “Awesome Acrostics” by Ken Nesbitt. 2. Brainstorm a topic to write about. 3. Click the add button to open the template. 4. Write phrases and words that describe your topic. 5. On the 2nd page of the template, Write your topic vertically, meaning from top to bottom. 6. Add your phrases or words to complete your poem. 7. Tap the mic to record yourself reading your poem. 8. Decorate your page with color or pictures. 9. Click the green check mark to submit your work. For extra fun go to www.poetry4kids.com to read or listen to more poems by Ken Nesbitt.

3rd Grade, 5th Grade, 4th Grade, English Language Arts
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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Iowa Core 3.5 - Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections. Iowa Core 3.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.