Acrostic Poem

Acrostic Poem

50 XP / 25 mins


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An Acrostic Poem is a poem where the first letter of each line spells a word and each line gives details and helps explain the chosen word.

Your Task: Use your notes and the textbook to create an acrostic poem for the term your teacher assigns. If you are choosing your own term it must be no less than 7 letters.

Example 1:

Poems should show


Explain something from the unit, and



Example 2:

How do we learn about the past?

Investigating ancient ruins,

Studying artifacts,

Translating foreign languages,

Observing human behavior, and

Reading primary sources, but we can’t time travel…