WALT entertain the reader - Diamantes are diamond-shaped poems ‘that contrast’ two nouns.
Step 1: Think of two nouns that are complete opposite of each other. Write one on Line 1 and the other on Line 7.
Step 2: On Line 2, write two adjectives that describe the noun on Line 1.
Step 3: On Line 3, write three “-ing” words (verbs) that relate to Line 1.
Step 4: On Line 4, write a short phrase about line 1 and line 7.
Step 5: On Line 5, write three “-ing” words (verbs) that relate to Line 7
Step 6: On Line 6, write two adjectives that describe the noun on Line 7.
Step 7: On Line 7 you will have your noun that you thought of in Step 1.
Skiing, snowball fighting, sledding
Icicles and snowflakes, family holidays
Swimming, suntanning, sweltering
Smoking, zooming, roaring
Burning petrol...never in the rain
Grinding, scooting, moving
Freezing, floating, melting
Making puddles...heating up
Smoking, burning, filtering