Acrostic Poems Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following statements about acrostic poems is true?

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1. What is the main idea of an acrostic poem?

2. In an acrostic poem, where are the letters from the main idea found?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz and worksheet combo, you will be asked questions to find what you know about the main idea of acrostic poems. You will also be asked to choose an acrostic poem from examples of poetry.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the following topics:

  • True statements about acrostic poems
  • The main idea of an acrostic poem
  • Where the letters of the main idea are found in an acrostic poem
  • Examples of acrostic poems

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand the lesson on acrostic poems
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can define what the main idea of an acrostic poem is
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about how to write an acrostic poem
  • Knowledge application - use what you've learned to choose an acrostic poem from a list of poems

Additional Learning

To learn more about acrostic poems, review Acrostic Poems Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Definition of an adjective
  • Examples of acrostic poems
  • How long people have been writing this type of poem