How to Write a Diamante Poem

Including three new, original diamante poems (Copyright ©ThePenLicence 2018) this comprehensive resource takes students step by step through the form and structure of a diamante poem. This resource pack includes:-

  • 'How to Write a Diamante Poem Slideshow, as a PowerPoint Slideshow (.ppsx) and also as PDF slides. This can be used for whole class display and instruction or for individuals or smalls groups to work at their own pace. The slideshow works for class stations or a flipped classroom resource.
  • Lesson Activities and Terms of Use PDF with Learning Intention and Success Criteria , links to online resources, and introductory lesson activities followed by engaging and creative extensions, variations and challenges.
  • Printable diamante scaffolds are included in A4, A5 and A6 sizes.
  • An editable class assessment record sheet and an editable assessment rubric including the Learning Intention and Success Criteria. The rubric can be adapted for your formative and summative assessment requirements or for student self or peer assessment. The class assessment sheet is ideal for relief teachers as well as for class teacher tracking.
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  • DiamantePoemLessonActivities-and-TOU.pdf
  • DiamantePoemsPDFSlideshow.pdf
  • DiamantePoemSlideshow.ppsx
  • DiamanteTemplate1.pdf
  • DiamanteTemplate1_A5.pdf
  • DiamanteTemplate1_a6.pdf
  • DiamanteTemplate2.pdf
  • DiamanteTemplate2_a5.pdf
  • DIamanteTemplate2_a6.pdf
  • DiamantePoems_-EditableClassAssessmentRecord.docx
  • DiamantePoems_EditableRubric.docx

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Created: Oct 25, 2018

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