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Students explore alliteration in poetry. For this poetry lesson, students listen to examples of alliteration and identify the alliteration within a poem. Students read a poem with a partner and identify the alliteration contained in the poem. Students write examples of alliteration on index cards as an assessment.
Alliteration is an entertaining literary device to utilize in reading and writing instruction.
Students explore the concept of alliteration. In this sound devices lesson, students use educational software to create alliterative phrases that are accompanied by appropriate clip art, design tools, and graphics.
Students draw pictures of alliteration sentences. For this six-traits lesson plan on word choice, students create illustrations of alliteration sentences using their name that were created with teacher assistance. The book, Potluck by Anne Shelby, is featured in this lesson.
Are you looking for a way to bring writing into your history activity - or history into your writing activity? This cross-curricular activity is helpful and fun, no matter what class you're teaching! Using "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" by the Andrews Sisters, you can begin a discussion about World War II as well as alliteration and word choice. Your class will explore the elements of the song and imitate its style in their own original songs, using the topic of people from World War II.
Third graders explore the use of alliteration. They discuss alliteration and examine various examples of alliteration in various stories. Students discuss the examples of alliteration and create their own examples of alliteration using their names.
Learners study personification and alliteration in various fiction texts. For this literary devices lesson, students use various texts to identify the literary devices of personification and alliteration. Learners use examples of both devices in an original sentence and create an illustration for personification.
Students review personification and alliteration. In this literary devices lesson, students use personification and alliteration in a sentence. Students draw a picture reflecting personification.
Second graders are able to practice identifying alliteration. The teacher reads aloud from one of the picture or poetry books listed, 2nd graders stand up every time they hear alliteration. They identify the alliteration and the repeated consonant sound before continuing on with the poem or story.
In this alliteration worksheet, 4th graders write alliterations with their first names, find rhyming patterns in poems, and more. Students complete 4 activities.
Students review examples of alliteration in Shel Silverstein's poems. They are assigned a letter of the alphabet and then write an original alliterative poem using that letter.
Students complete activities to learn to write with alliteration. In this alliteration lesson, students read the story Thank You for the Thistle and listen to the sounds at the beginning of each word. Students write sentences containing alliteration. Students then create an alphabet book. Students write an alliterative sentence with the letter and draw a picture.
Learners explain what alliteration means.  In this language arts lesson, students read excerpts of the book, Thank You for the Thistle. They write a sentence repeating the same letter sound, using adjectives, adverbs, and vivid verbs to lengthen the alliteration.
Students explore alliteration and tongue twisters. They read and discuss alliteration examples, select and illustrate ten tongue twisters, and write original tongue twisters.
In this poetry lesson plan, students listen to stories that contain alliteration. While listening to stories, student pairs make a list of words that they then use to construct "silly sentences" that contain alliteration. Each student pair gets up in front of the class and reads their silly sentences.
Students discuss alliteration and how it is used in the book The Z Was Zapped. Students choose a letter and create alliterative sentences and illustrate the letter.
Students read Thank You for the Thistle and understand what alliteration is. In this alliteration lesson, students write sentences using alliteration. Students choose a letter of the alphabet and the class writes an alphabet book of alliteration examples.
Effective examples, descriptive definitions, and super slides make up this PowerPoint presentation. While 24 slides is quite long, the slides are simple and filled with real-life images that show alliteration in use. At the end, learners can take a quiz and then create their own alliterative poems using PowerPoint. 
Learners practice using vocabulary words to write alliterations.  For this language arts lesson, students collaborate with classmates to create ideas for fun alliterations as they create their own using a children's word processing program.  Learners post their tongue twisters on the Internet after they read work by other children.
Review and discuss how to correctly write alliterations and then write seven original Christmas alliterations to share with their classmates. This activity has a suggested extension that has them make a book illustrating their alliterations.

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