This fully animated and illustrated powerpoint uses a formula to teach students how to write a name poem. It explores the meanings of names and nicknames, including a link to a website to find the meaning of your students' names. It includes celebrity name changes with a link to research other name changes. It also includes 3 sample name poems. Created by Beverly Brown, it concludes with an instruction slide and the formula for a name poem. It is the perfect Back-To-School, getting to know you activity.