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Slipping, Sliding, Tumbling: Reinforcing Cause and Effect Through Diamante Poems

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Slipping, Sliding, Tumbling: Reinforcing Cause and Effect Through Diamante Poems

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Four 45-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Sarah Dennis-Shaw

Avon, Massachusetts

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Lesson Plans

Student Interactives

Calendar Activities

Printouts

Professional Library

 

LESSON PLANS

Grades   4 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Talking Poetry with Blabberize

Students will be motivated to share their poetry through an online tool the features recording and animation.

 

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing Poetry

Diamante Poems

This online tool enables students to learn about and write diamante poems.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   3 – 6  |  Calendar Activity  |  April 24

Participate in Poem in Your Pocket Day!

Students select a poem and create a Stapleless Book using the interactive tool.

 

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PRINTOUTS

Grades   3 – 8  |  Printout  |  Writing Starter

Diamante Poem

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.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Developing Academic Thinking Skills in Grades 6-12: A Handbook of Multiple Intelligence Activities

These skill-based activities will help students develop the academic thinking skills and language to understand challenging content concepts.

 

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