PIZZAZ! Diamante Poems


  • Aug 8 2010 1:24 PM

    Mary Kay Monson


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In this lesson, from Leslie Opp-Beckman, English as a Second Language instructor at the University of Oregon, students create diamond-shaped "diamante" poems with seven lines. Although the lesson is intended for high-beginner ESL students, it can be adapted for use with students of all ages and abilities. The resource includes examples of student work and a template. This resource is referenced in the ReadWriteThink lesson plan titled "Creating Classroom Community by Crafting Themed Poetry Collections." Less

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 3 to 12

    Topics: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies


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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Administrators, Parents, Teachers


    Instructional Strategy

    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Brainstorming; Hands-on Learning; Cooperative Learning