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Onomatopoeia & Diamante

April 29, 2010 by lmctague · 8 Comments · period 5

Onomatopoeia

Onomatopoeia-the formation of a word by imitation of a sound made by or associated with its referent.

Achoo, ahem, baa, bah, bam, bang, bark, bash, bawl, beep, belch, blare, blurt, boing, boink, bong, bonk, boo, boom, bubble, bump, buzz, chatter, cheep, chirp, clang, clank, clap, clatter, click, clink, cluck, clunk, crackle, crunch, cuckoo, ding, drip, eek, fizz,flick, flutter,

Examples of onomatopoeia:

 

 Diamante

Diamante- a seven-line, diamond-shape poem based on two contrasting ideasThe Diamante Poem is arranged In a diamond pattern using seven lines in the following manner:

1. LINE 1 one word subject (noun)

2. LINE 2 two adjectives describing LINE 1 noun

3. LINE 3 three participles ending in -ing or -ed to decribe LINE I noun

4. LINE 7 one word growing out of or opposite to LINE 1 noun (another noun)

5. LINE 6 two adjectives describing LINE 7 noun

6. LINE 5 three participles ending in -ing or -ed to describe LINE 7 noun

7. LINE 4 four words – two related to the noun in LINE 1 and two related to the noun in LINE 7; they be arranged concurrently or alternately, as the originator of the poem wishes.

8 Comments so far ↓

  • Jackie K.

    Onomatopoeia-
    “just a drizzle”

    diamante poem-
    square
    symmetrical, conventional
    shaping, measuring, balancing
    boxes, rooms, clocks, halos
    encircling, circumnavigating, enclosing
    round, continuous
    circle

  • Kimberly C.

    Onomatopoeia: “Boom!”
    It was the start of a thunder storm

    Diamante Poem:

    Winter
    Frosty, Bright
    Skiing, Snow Ball Fighting, Sledding
    Icicles, Snowflakes, Vacation, Family
    Swimming, Sun Tanning, Sweltering
    Hot, Sunny
    Summer

  • Meg G.

    Cafeteria

    Boom!
    Went the food
    trays.
    Clap! Clap!
    Goes the teacher.
    Rip!
    Went the
    plastic bag.
    Munch! Munch!
    Go the students.
    Slurp!!!
    Went the straws.
    Whisper
    Is what half the kids
    in the room
    are doing.
    Crunch!
    Crunch!
    go
    the candy bars.

    Winter
    Frosty, Bright
    Skiing, Snow Ball Fighting, Sledding
    Icicles, Snowflakes, Vacation, Family
    Swimming, Sun Tanning, Sweltering
    Hot, Sunny
    Summer

  • Kimberly C. Period 5.

    Onomatopoeia: “Boom” “Bang”

    Diamante:
    square
    symmetrical, conventional
    shaping, measuring, balancing
    boxes, rooms, clocks, halos
    encircling, circumnavigating, enclosing
    round, continuous
    circle

  • Kimberly C. Period 5.

    Onomatopoeia: “Click” “ding”

    Diamante:

    Winter
    Frosty, Bright
    Skiing, Snow Ball Fighting, Sledding
    Icicles, Snowflakes, Vacation, Family
    Swimming, Sun Tanning, Sweltering
    Hot, Sunny
    Summer

  • Ally B.

    diamante poem
    square
    symmetrical, conventional
    shaping, measuring, balancing
    boxes, rooms, clocks, halos
    encircling, circumnavigating, enclosing
    round, continuous
    circle
    onomatopoeia-
    crash! went the glass when it fell

  • Billy C.

    Onomatopoeia:
    bang
    Diamante:
    DREAMS

    SUBCONSCIOUS, IMAGINARY

    SLEEPING, WISHING,THINKING

    FANTASY, ACTUALITY, VISION, GENUINE

    BEING, SEEING, KNOWING, AUTHENTIC, FACTUAL

    REALITY

  • Ryan W.

    Onomatopoeia & Diamante

    Onomatopoeia Definition- the formation of a word, as cuckoo or boom, by imitation of a sound made by or associated with its referent.
    Onamatopoeia example-
    WHOOSH

    ‘Dave whooshed down the hill’.

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