Diamante
April is National Poetry Month! Diamante! Sometimes a poem can be a shape, as well as words.

Today’s Activities

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Watch & Read

WATCH IT! Learn about writing a diamond-shaped poem with this video.

WRITE IT! Either use pencil and paper, or this website, to construct a Diamante poem.

Leveled learning extension: Use this worksheet to help you write a diamente poem. 

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Brain Teasers!

Brain Teasers! Challenge yourself to solve these math puzzles. Share one or more with someone else and explain your thinking.

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Science

Think like a Scientist. Explore making observations with this BrainPOP Jr. video.

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Get moving!

P.E. in London? Join Joe for some physical training coming from London. Can you find out where London is on a world map?

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