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To kick off the 2016-17 STEAM program at Whitcomb, the week of June 13 will be STEAM Week!
 
The following links will take you to various documents for STEAM Week.

Overview:
Day 1 - Monday June 13 - Board the Ship and Question Color! Understand STEAM and ask questions about colors Day 2 - Tuesday, June 14 - Visualizing Color! Explore what color means. Day 3 - Wednesday, June 15 - Why do I feel blue? Consider the emotional qualities and association of each hue. Updated Diamante Poem Structure:
The Structure of a Diamante Poem
A diamante poem is made up of 7 lines using a set structure:
1st Line : 1 word (Name the color)
2nd Line : 2 Describing words (adjectives) about line 1
3rd Line: 3 verbs OR 3 words that describe the smell or texture of the color
4th Line : A 4- 6 word phrase description of something that you  associate with that color
5th Line : 3 words  A prepositional phrase (a where phrase about the color -  in the _____, by the ______)
6th Line  2 Adjectives OR a 2 word phrase about line 1
7th Line : End subject    (1 word)                       



An example of a diamante poem written about color (by Mrs. Demuth)
Maroon
Velvet. tassled
Dark, Fuzzy, musty
Grandma’s vast china living room
That big house
Don’t touch
The curtains.
 

Day 4 - Thursday, June 15 - Color the world! Mix, create and name hues. Day 5 - Friday, June 16 - What's in a name? Select and vote on a team name.
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