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|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Slipping, Sliding, Tumbling: Reinforcing Cause and Effect Through Diamante Poems
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Four 45-minute sessions|
Grades 4 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students will be motivated to share their poetry through an online tool the features recording and animation.
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing Poetry
This online tool enables students to learn about and write diamante poems.
Grades K – 12 | Calendar Activity |  October 3
Students investigate the website of a past Poet Laureate's project and use it as a model to celebrate poetry that appeals most to them.
Grades 3 – 6 | Calendar Activity |  April 21
Students select a poem and create a Stapleless Book using the interactive tool.
Grades 3 – 8 | Printout | Writing Starter
This tool will allow your students to create a diamante poem by reflecting on their knowledge of a topic and by using nouns, verbs, and adjectives in a creative manner.
Grades 6 – 12 | Professional Library | Book
These skill-based activities will help students develop the academic thinking skills and language to understand challenging content concepts.