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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
More than One Way to Create Vivid Verbs
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 50-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
Access to computer lab with network printer
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing Poetry
This online tool enables students to learn about and write acrostic poems. Elements of the writing process are also included.
- Students should be familiar with the basic parts of speech before this lesson. If necessary, review the definitions and characteristics of nouns and verbs before beginning this lesson. The Websites Wide World of Verbs and Guide to Grammar and Style—P can be used in your review.
- Make copies or an overhead transparency of the Vivid Verbs Teacher Examples Sheet.
- If you plan to complete the extension activity, test the Acrostic Poems tool on your computers to familiarize yourself with the tool and ensure that you have the Flash plug-in installed. You can download the plug-in from the technical support page. Additionally, make copies or an overhead transparency of the example acrostic poem to share with the class.