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1 Diamante Poems Another way to show cause & effect...

2 Diamante Poems Definition: – a seven line poem that is in the shape of a diamond

3 Diamante Poems Set up: – Each line of the poem is written in a specific way – The order of the lines always stays the same – We are going to adapt this poem to show a cause & effect relationship.

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9 Set up: – Line Six: Two adjectives about the effect

10 Diamante Poems Set up: – Line Seven: State the effect

11 Topic/CauseAdjective Verb Verb Verb Noun Noun NounNoun VerbVerbVerbAdjective Effect

12 Diamante Poems Let’s look at an example!

13 Study ChallengeDedicated RepeatingMemorizingWriting Practice AnalysisSuccess Victory CheeringSmilingCelebrating ExcellentMasterful 100%

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17 Let’s look at another example! This time, think about the how the cause & effect are related.

18 Blizzard Ferocious Icy Blowing Freezing Traffic Stopping Do the snow dance watchingcheeringsleeping in Elated rested No school

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23 Let’s create one together! However, the person with #7, needs to tell the group what the effect of the cause is. Go ahead and do this now...

24 Diamante Poems Let’s create one together! Every group should now have all 7 lines. Everyone in the group now needs to write out the poem in the diamante format.

25 Diamante Poems Time to do one on your own! Brainstorm a event in your life that has had a significant effect or result.

26 Diamante Poems Time to do one on your own! Examples: - Getting a driver’s permit - Starting high school - First job - First boyfriend/girlfriend - An ‘A’ on a test/report card

27 Diamante Poems Time to do one on your own! Now that you have your ‘cause’ (topic) let’s start! (line #1) Write two adjectives that describe the cause. (line #2)

28 Diamante Poems Time to do one on your own! Write three verbs that describe the cause. (line #3)

29 Diamante Poems Time to do one on your own! Write four nouns, or a four word phrase that describes the cause. (line #4)

30 Diamante Poems Time to do one on your own! State the effect of the cause. (this is actually line #7)

31 Diamante Poems Time to do one on your own! Write three verbs that describe the effect. (line #5)

32 Diamante Poems Time to do one on your own! Write two adjectives that describe the effect. (line #6)

33 Diamante Poems Time to do one on your own! Go ahead and write out your poem in Diamante format.


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