Diamante poems have 7 lines. It starts with one word and ends with another. It compares two opposite things in a creative way.
Exploring Diamante Poetry
Diamante Poem: a type of poem comprised of seven lines in a diamond shape that is used to compare two different things Synonyms: words with the same or similar meaning; used to create the diamante poem Antonyms: words with opposite meanings; used to create the diamante poem
Diamante poems are often used as a brain teaser and can be used to teach children about poetry structure and vocabulary. The word 'Diamante' is derived from the Italian word 'diamante', meaning diamond. Diamante poems are also known as diamond poems due to their diamond-like shape.
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What do you think is the most important element of diamante poetry?
How does the structure of a diamante poem help to convey a particular message?
Brain break: Draw a potato throwing a birthday party for its vegetable friends
What is the structure of a diamante poem?
- It's square-shaped, with six lines that follow a specific pattern.
- It's circular-shaped, with eight lines that follow a specific pattern.
- It's diamond-shaped, with seven lines that follow a specific pattern.
What is the first line of a diamante poem usually about?
- An action or verb
- An object or noun
- A subject or theme
Question: Create a diamante poem that reflects the differences between a cat and a dog! Draw or select an image to go with your diamante. Clues: • A diamante poem is diamond shaped and has 7 lines. • The first and last lines of a diamante poem have one word that reflects the topic. • Lines 2 and 6 have two words that reflect the topic, lines 3 and 5 have three words, and line 4 has four words. B. Draw a picture that illustrates your poem.