February 22, 2010

Writing Prompt: Character Acrostic

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Writingprompt_acrostic Some of you might have done this type of poetry in school.What you do is:

1. Choose your favorite character.

2. List some words that remind you of that character.

3. Write the words as a poem BUT all the words have to begin with a letter in the character's name.

It's easier to just show you rather than try to explain it. Here is an example for Harry Potter.

H ero

A mazing

R

R

Y oung

Actually it's not as easy as it looks (not for me anyway)! I can't think of what to write for the rest of Harry's name, so I'm turning it over to you. Write your character acrostic for YOUR favorite character in the Comments.

image from kids.scholastic.comSonja, STACKS Staffer

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  1. Eve

    This has nothig to do with harry potter!
    Nothing but a buddy.
    Annoying
    Really sad
    Unforgetable
    To much info
    Once thought Haku was cuter than Sakura
    Up in the tree
    Sometimes cute(to me!)
    Idiot
    U can see him on Bing
    Maby short
    Also holds Jinkuriki
    Kakashi’s Student
    In Kakshi’s hands

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  2. Piano39

    Delectable
    Underestimated
    Sandy Hair
    Transitory
    From the story “Inkheart”
    Inkheart character
    N
    Gwin’s owner
    E
    Really Clever

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  3. harryisthebest

    S neaky
    I nnocent
    R egulus’s older brother
    I n the HP series
    U p and down feelings
    S oo aweome!
    B ored easily
    L oves Harry
    A MAZING!
    C hases his tail
    K reacher’s master
    ~peace

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  4. ellie boo

    ok hi have an idea for that thing for the 2 rs u can put rock and put roll 1 more thing how do i talk to peole and stuff and read the message they give to us im new and need help thanks alot !

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  5. Gabriel

    My favorite charecter is A.J. from Mr. Granit is from another plantet.
    Funny,
    Awsume,
    cool.
    A.J. Asume, always ausum, awsumer than Andrea

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  6. Sydney

    Okay I couldn’t decide so I’m going to do two:
    Awesome
    Nice (usally!)
    Neat (sometimes)
    Always have a plan
    Best Demigod…
    Ever
    Tough
    Happy (occasionally)
    In case you can’t tell that was Annabeth Chase from Percy Jackson and the Olympians
    And now on to Natalie Kabra from the 39 clues
    Not very nice
    Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!
    Terrifed of her mom (mum?)
    Always awesome
    Loves herself
    Is rich
    Everything she wants she usally gets
    That was hard! I almost got stumped on the B in Annabeth.
    Natalie and Annabeth Rock!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  7. Josephine

    My favorite character is Jo from little woman. I know, really old fashioned, but I like her!
    Just a little bit crazy.
    open-minded
    supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
    ecstatic
    perfectly bookish
    hugely interesting
    ignorant to all aristocratic tastes
    not a girly-girl
    excitable
    (She is also a tomboy but there is no T in Josephine!)

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  8. bmw3bug

    this is a random awesome Cahill
    Holt
    Ambitious
    Man-eating
    Interesting
    Likable
    Tomas
    Outstanding athlete
    Not-stopable
    u like it?
    bmw3bug

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  9. Rachel

    A rchitect of Olympus
    N ever afraid
    N ot a bad fighter,either
    A thena is her mom,she’s a demigod
    B orn of thoughts,she is a brain child
    E xtra-smart
    T he girlfriend of Percy Jackson
    H ead counselor of Cabin 6
    C amper at Camp Half-Blood
    H eroine
    A wesome!
    S mart
    E xcellent!

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  10. DanceRox!!

    I love that show one of my favs!!!! I HEART Tibby!!!
    Totally cool
    Is my fav pearson
    Bad (not really)
    Bossy (not really)
    Yes the best!!!
    that WAS hard!!!!!!!

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  11. soontobewriter

    Sweet
    Active
    Sassy
    Horseback rider
    Awesome
    Super funny
    Intelligent
    Lovely
    Very pretty
    Excited
    Reasonable [sometimes]
    My character is Sasha Silver from the Canterwood Crest series by Jessica Burkhart

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  12. zefex

    harry potter
    the hero with no more zero
    many stories helps 2 fame
    with all the heart he does.
    a great magition what was heno body can forget him by mistake too…

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  13. imaginarytodd

    I couldn’t choose one character so… I took the Baudelaire last name to make it.
    Brave enough to fight the bad
    A girl, a baby, and a boy lad
    Ubication: unknown
    Deep truth: they are alone
    Everything was good before the fire
    Later everything became as flat as a tire
    And everything became very sad
    Indeed, everything vanished, everything they had
    Ready for the rest
    Every Baudelaire thought
    Simply waiting for best
    This might not be what I like the most (actually.. yes!!!) and I tried my best to make it.. Oh, The Baudelaires are from ASOUE (A series of unfortunate events).. ;)

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  14. Miranda

    To finish Harry:
    Hero
    Amazing
    Renowned
    Remarkable
    Young
    My fave character:
    Eater
    Magnificent
    Imaginative
    Lovely
    Young
    Emily from SEEING EMILY!

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  15. Victoria

    Poseidon is his father
    Eats a little Nectar because demigod he is
    Riptide is his weapon
    Curse of Achilles he bears to defeat the lord Kronos
    Yancy Academy he finds a monster is his math teacher
    This as in Percy Jackson, i didnt wanna do an acrostic for his entire name.

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