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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.

  4. Diamante Poems • Set up: • Line One: • Topic of Poem (the cause) *When you brainstorm the topic, think of an event that was major and had a significant effect.

  5. Diamante Poems • Set up: • Line Two: • Two adjectives about the cause *What are adjectives? Write an example in your notes.

  6. Diamante Poems • Set up: • Line Three: • Three –ing words about the cause Write an example of an –ing word in your notes.

  7. Diamante Poems • Set up: • Line Four: • Four nouns or a short phrase that links the cause to the effect • * What are nouns? Write an example of a noun in your notes.

  8. Diamante Poems • Set up: • Line Five: • Three –ingwords about the effect Notice we’ve moved from the cause to the effect . . .

  9. Diamante Poems • Set up: • Line Six: • Two adjectives about the effect

  10. Diamante Poems • Set up: • Line Seven: • State the effect

  11. Topic/Cause AdjectiveAdjective Verb VerbVerb Noun NounNoun Noun Verb VerbVerb Adjective Adjective Effect

  12. Diamante Poems Let’s look at an example!

  13. Study ChallengeDedicated Repeating Memorizing Writing Practice AnalysisSuccess Victory Cheering Smiling Celebrating Excellent Masterful 100%

  14. Diamante Poems Let’s look at an example! What is a cause & effect statement we could write about this poem? What is the cause (event)? Study (for the test)

  15. Diamante Poems Let’s look at an example! What is a cause & effect statement we could write about this poem? What is the effect (result)? 100% (on the test)

  16. Diamante Poems Let’s look at an example! What is a cause & effect statement we could write about this poem? This person studied hard and received a 100% on his/her test.

  17. Diamante Poems 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 watching cheering sleeping in Elated rested No school

  19. Diamante Poems Let’s look at an example! What is a cause & effect statement we could write about this poem? There was a blizzard, so school was cancelled.

  20. Diamante Poems Let’s create one together! In your groups, you will create a diamante poem by each person writing one line of the poem.

  21. Diamante Poems Let’s create one together! Each person will be given a number. That person is responsible for writing the line in the poem that corresponds with his/her number.

  22. Diamante Poems Let’s create one together! Here is the first line of your poem (the cause): Giving a speech, or just speech.

  23. Diamante Poems 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. Everyonein 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.