A Diamante is a contrast poem. It shows the differences between to things or ideas. They do not have to be exact opposites.
Applications for History Class:
A Diamante may be used to describe the differences between two people, concepts or ideas. It shows contrast and can be used to accompany two part posters, skits showing contrast, or two person dialogs.
1st line One noun
2nd line Two adjectives describing line one
3rd line Three Participles describing line one
4th line Two nouns describing line one, and two describing line seven
5th line Three Participles describing line seven
6th line Two Adjectives describing line seven
7th line One noun
Controlling, subjugating, dominating
rules, laws, schools, fairness
teaching, learning, caring