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Read for My Summer
Beat the summer heat with engaging activities from ReadWriteThink.org.
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Think Hink Pinks!
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing Poetry
This online tool enables students to learn about and write diamante poems.
Activities & Projects
Grades 5 – 10 | Activity & Project
Let children practice using different types of words in a fill-in-the-blank-story game before making their own word list for a magnetic poetry set.
Grades 5 – 8 | Activity & Project
Learn about diamante poems, and then consider the idea of cause and effect before working it into the diamante poem format.
Tips & How-To's
Grades K – 6 | Tip & How-To
Encourage creativity and word play by helping a child recognize the elements of a poem and explore different ways of writing one.
Grades 6 – 8 | Printout | Word Play
Children can be card sharks in this game, which challenges players to build words from prefixes, root words, and suffixes.