Today's acrostic does not appear in the print magazine.
Two weeks ago, the acrostic consisted entirely of eight-letter words.
There are a couple of odd answer words in this weekend's acrostic.
In every acrostic you toss in a few interesting, lesser-known words, in both the clues and answers.
Students can create simple acrostic poems about their favorite critters.
In an acrostic poem the first letter of each line forms a word or phrase.
Identify the characteristics of students who are successful in school by creating an acrostic poem.
The theme of this acrostic will be how to cope with change.
Have each student develop an acrostic poem using one of the vocabulary words.
Have students compose and illustrate an acrostic poem using their animal name and its characteristics.
British Dictionary definitions for acrostic
a number of lines of writing, such as a poem, certain letters of which form a word, proverb, etc. A single acrostic is formed by the initial letters of the lines, a double acrostic by the initial and final letters, and a triple acrostic by the initial, middle, and final letters
the word, proverb, etc, so formed
(as modifier): an acrostic sonnet
C16: via French from Greek akrostikhis, from acro- + stikhos line of verse, stich
short poem in which the initial letters of the lines, taken in order, spell a word or phrase, 1580s, from Medieval Latin acrostichis, from Greek akrostikhis, from akros "at the end, outermost" (see acrid) + stikhos "line of verse," literally "row" (see stair).