Can you name a type of poem that has seven lines?
Diamante poems are a type of poem that are shaped like diamonds. They are made up of 7 lines with two words in each line. The first and last words in the poem can describe the same thing or can describe the opposite of the topic.
What is a Diamante Poem?
Diamante Poem: A poem that is shaped like a diamond and typically follows a specific format. It compares and contrasts two different ideas and is often used to describe a person or thing. Rhyme Scheme: The pattern of rhymes used in a poem. In a diamante poem, the words can either rhyme or not rhyme.
Work together in pairs: What are two antonyms you can write about
Brain break: Draw a monster chasing a truck full of bananas
What is the structure of a diamante poem?
- A diamond shape with 7 lines
- A circle shape with 5 lines
- A square shape with 6 lines
- An oval shape with 4 lines
What types of words are used in a diamante poem?
- Opposites or related words
- Random words
- Jumbled words