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In another class, some students wrote acrostic poems using their names and character traits describing themselves. They also used a thesaurus as a reference for higher level vocabulary as they created their poems. The teacher provided fancy scissors, so they could create a special keepsake of their poem. Highly motivating for kids this age!

Students write acrostic poems using their names and character traits describing them. Here is one for Elvis.

And here's one for Amanda.

They use a thesaurus to find higher level vocabulary.

Fancy scissors are an inviting tool for creating poems to take home.

A finished acrostic poem!

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