acrostic

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Synonyms for acrostic

a puzzle where you fill a square grid with words reading the same down as across

verse in which certain letters such as the first in each line form a word or message

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The consolation in The Lamentations of Jeremy is translated into English; it already exists in the form of an ancient, acrostic poem, already translated, paraphrased, and set to music often since the Middle Ages.
Then ask them to write an acrostic poem about the animal that describes it or tells a story about its life.
Literacy was fantastic, we wrote which Lamby was best, Then made an acrostic poem using WOW words for this quest.
The acrostic poem must be done on a spice or herb that is frequently used in the recipes from the country.
An example of an acrostic poem in the Bible is the book Lamentations, though it loses its acrostic form and impact, in its translation into English.
Language Arts--Ask each student to write an acrostic poem using their names as the first line.
The volume's opening text, "Dante Gabriel Rossetti," an acrostic poem, is a fine example of this technique.
1 and 9, and the acrostic poem on the wife, 31:10-31).
The first, centre and last letters of each line of his acrostic poem spells Liverpool when read vertically.
We decided that an acrostic poem would be the perfect vehicle to provide snappy sentences that could suggest colorful images.