Step 1: Show students requirements for acrostic poem (define acrostic poem).
Theme is “McCarthyism” - HUAC - Hollywood Ten - Blacklisting - Alger Hiss - Rosenbergs (Ethel & Julius)
Use info. from video & text to create an acrostic addressing this topic. Text pages 616-621
Step 2: Review acrostic exemplars:
Step 3: Students begin working on acrostics. Note: Students may freely talk and share ideas with friends as they work.
Step 4: Students complete acrostics out of class (or with support from RSP or ELL teacher)