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					Diamante’ Poetry
   What is a diamante’ poem?
• A diamante’ is a poem in the shape of a
  diamond.
• It does not have to rhyme, but each line
  uses specific types of words.
• It can be about one topic or two opposite
  topics.
Antonym Diamante’ Poem
This poem shows the difference between day and
night. Can you see where the poem changes?




                      Day,
                 Bright, Sunny
           Laughing, playing, doing,
       Up in the east, down in the west—
           Talking, resting, sleeping,
                  Quiet, dark,
                     Night
Synonym Diamante’ Poem
       This poem describes one topic.



                   Monsters,
                Creepy, Sinister,
            Hiding, lurking, stalking,
  Vampires, mummies, werewolves, and more—
          Chasing, pouncing, eating,
                 Hungry, scary,
                   Creatures
                 Snag
               bare, tall
    standing, waiting, decaying
termites, birds, raccoons, squirrels
     feeding, nesting, hunting
             life, death
                 tree.
               Diamante' Poetry

Choose two words: antonyms or synonyms
Example: Summer, Winter         or Monster,
Creature

Word banks that I need:
1. Adjectives: Winter is ______
2. Verbs: "ing" words
3. Nouns
             Word Lists
• Synonym or Antonym List
• Poetry Word Bank
• UEN Diamante' Poetry

				
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