Poetry Friday: The Diamante or Diamond-shaped Poem

Diamante poems are diamond-shaped. They follow a set structure. The author supplies different parts of speech. The poem’s seven lines may be used to describe one topic or two. For instance, the poem can be all about daytime or about daytime and nighttime. The middle line (the fourth) can be seen as a link, where the writer makes the connection between the two. The diamante poem could be used to create a Mother’s Day card!

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See more at:

http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/games-tools/diamante-poems-a-30185.html

Today’s Assignment: Create your own Diamante Poem using this worksheet.

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