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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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Crowley's acrostic poem (1582, A1v) The Preachers counsell to Parents & Tutors.
In the acrostic poem (see Appendix C), the newlyweds are addressed "In questi nomi che il mio verso esprime".
The teacher introduced two types of poetry writing: free verse and acrostic poems, to teach writing in meaningful ways and using the multicultural text.
Through language activities such as let's listen to the sounds of the words, the same and the opposite, what is similar and what is different, play with rhymes, the acrostic poem the children learned new words.
The very skill and informed intelligence needed to make this double acrostic poem work are an implicit commentary on the historical unawareness of so many Americans today.
Other examples of simple, absorbing activities are mapping natural sounds, writing an acrostic poem about something captivating, drawing one's "best nature view," and interviewing nature, where you look for a special rock, plant, or animal that has an interesting story to tell.
First, Donne apparently considered it a challenge to translate this complex, acrostic poem, albeit his is not an acrostic.
Thus we find an acrostic poem late in the first volume; images of humans as worms, as the grass; contemporary culture figured as an open grave; wishes for reckoning charged with eschatological longing, as well as praise for One who "may restore gladness" and bring healing in the mean time (Dream 13); and a clever gratulatory poem entitled "For the Director of Music"
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.
An acrostic poem is created by writing the letters in a word, in this case, "Manzanar," vertically, writing one letter on each line.
Language Arts--Ask each student to write an acrostic poem using their names as the first line.