In this online tool, students can learn about and write diamante poems, which are diamond-shaped poems that use nouns, adjectives, and gerunds to describe either one central topic or two opposing topics (for example, or ). Examples of both kinds of diamante poems can be viewed online or printed out.
This unit covers 4 types of poems and a culminating activity to ...
This unit covers 4 types of poems and a culminating activity to wrap up the lesson. It covers haiku, cinquain, diamante, and acrostic poems. It is listed as being for 7th grade, however, it can be tweaked to fit grades 4 - 8.