Activity Objective
By completing this activity, you will be able to construct two different types of poems.
For this assignment, you will create a haiku and an acrostic. The first one will be about your hometown.
Write a short paragraph (3-5 sentences) about your hometown. Indicate its location and some interesting details about it.
Write a haiku (3 lines with a 5,3,5 syllables pattern).
The second poem is an acrostic. It must be about someone you love or admire.
Write a short paragraph (3-5 sentences) about the person you chose.
Write your acrostic.
You have to deliver both tasks in a Word file that includes a cover page with your name. The short paragraph should be written in Times New Roman, 12.
Rating Points
24 points
The activity is individual. The work must be delivered on time, without spelling or grammar mistakes. The works will be submitted to the tool to detect the similarity of content (now Urkund). Submit the answers in a Word document, Times New Roman, size 12. You must include references in APA format, three years or less.
If you have doubts or questions, you must publish them in the Doubts and Questions Forum in time to help you in a timely manner.
Activity Availability
The activity will be available to take at any time of the week. (Monday to Sunday).
Review Resources
Kennedy, X. J. & Gioia, D. (2017). Backpack literature: An introduction to fiction, poetry, drama, and writing (5th ed.). New York, NY: Pearson.
The University of British Columbia (2018). Bibliographic Genres. Retrieved from