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.
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)
Dark, Fuzzy, musty
Grandma’s vast china living room
That big house
Day 4 - Thursday, June 15 - Color the world! Mix, create and name hues.