How to Write a Diamante Poem

A lesson begins with a description of a diamante poem and the rules to follow while writing one. Scholars examine the ins and outs of synonym and antonym diamantes, then compose an original poem using their newfound knowledge. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Cut out different colored diamond-shaped papers that learners can attach their finished product to and hang around the classroom 
  • Perform a Think Pair Share where individuals read their poems to their peers 
  • Write a diamante poem as a class
Classroom Considerations

  • The lesson plan is written for use by pupils but can also be lead by a teacher
  • Participants should be familiar with synonyms and antonyms 
Pros

  • Important information is repeated in a quick bullet point format
  • Each section is separated by a bold title 
  • Rules can easily be recreated on an anchor chart 
Cons

  • None