Number The Stars Diamante Poem
In this language arts worksheet, students read the rules and format for a diamante poem. They fill in the lines on page 2 while following the guidelines.
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Young literary analysts compare two poems by the same author. Readers look for slant rhyme, observe the beat and rhythm of each, and search for repeated vowel sounds. After re-reading, they observe the lack of punctuation and the stanza...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Connecting Poetry to Your Life: “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost and Bruce Hornsby
Make poetry relevant by inviting your class to participate in the prompt-writing process. To start off the process, read "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost, discussing the poem with the provided questions. Next, read "The Road Not...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
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 lesson plan 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 differences in...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Diamante Duos: characteristics of a diamante poem
This resource on Diamante poems begins with a group activity that activates the class' thinking through a word association exercise. Next, they review the key elements of Diamantes. Then pupils practice their computer skills by designing...
6th - 8th English Language Arts