Lesson Plan

Acrostic Research and Craft

Students conduct a short research project on a chosen topic, combine their knowledge of their subject in an acrostic poem, then create a craft to illustrate their topic.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to gather information from provided sources to answer questions and create a poem to share the information.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
  • Ask students if they know what it means to research a topic.
  • Define research as an investigation into one topic to gain a better understanding and reach new conclusions.
  • Ask students what an acrostic poem is. Define an acrostic poem as a poem where the first letter of each line, when read vertically, spells out a word or phrase.