Students read the word on their diamond and locate the student who has the diamond with the opposite of their diamond word. Once they have located their partner they will complete the diamond worksheet, following the directions in the boxes.
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The blank page can be a huge hurdle to overcome when writing a poem. Take that hurdle away with an interactive format that enables pupils to write elegant diamante poems. After they add the first and last words in two separate fields,...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson: One of These Things is Not Like the Other
Kids kick of the instructional activity by comparing and contrasting the focus painting to other similar paintings of Native American women. They then compare their own personal portraits (photographs) in a similar way. They use the...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Regions of North Carolina Diamante Poem
Providing a creative way to review information, this lesson has learners create a diamante poem to share what they have learned. In this case, the topic of the poem is North Carolina, but a teacher could use this technique with any topic.
4th English Language Arts
Exploring Contrasting Story Elements Through Tapestry and Poetry
Young thinkers view two narrative art tapestries and study the images included that tell a story about the Roman Emperor Constantine. As they examine the details of the tapestries, pupils use a Venn Diagram to record the similarities and...
5th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
Diamond Poems Across the Curriculum
Building vocabulary can be done at any age; and here's a resource that supports it in any academic subject. Teach parts of speech, explore domain-specific language, and use new vocabulary words to compose a diamond poem. Great for any...
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts