In this literacy instructional activity, students create a unique diamante poem that is labeled with the parts of speech to guide the kind of words that should be used.
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The Summer Fun Summer Learning Poetry Unit
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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,...
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