Onomatopoeia Teacher Resources
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Some words actually sound like their meaning. When this happens, it's known as onomatopoeia. Learners look at a series of pictures, and match up a bunch of words with the pictures they sound like. For example, the word buzz would go with the picture of a bee.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 31 Views 55 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Thud! Squiff! Create sound effects with words. Introduce your youngsters to onomatopoeia with these fun, rainy-day poems. They write down sound words, discussing rhythm and rhyme. You can also incorporate the author's use of capital letters and structure as an objective here.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 6 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Figurative Language Packet
A definitive resource for your figurative language unit includes several worksheets and activities to reinforce writing skills. It addresses poetic elements such as simile and metaphor, personification, hyperbole, and idioms, and provides several activities for kids to practice their skills.
6th - 12th Language Arts 216 Views 182 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Poetry Shopping Spree
Scholars demonstrate the ability to evaluate authors' use of literary elements such as metaphor, simile, personification, imagery, and onomatopoeia. They are provided with a checklist and must shop for poems that contain the poetry terms on their list.
6th - 12th Language Arts 25 Views 616 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
An Onomatopoetic Field Trip
Using Rattletrap Car by Phyllis Root as a model, guide your primary readers through the writing process (with an emphasis on story structure) to craft an imaginary field trip story rich in onomatopoeia. Links to student models, interactive instructions, lists of onomatopoeic words, and a drafting sheet are included.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 57 Downloads
Billy Brown and the Belly Button Beastie
Students explore the book Billy Brown and the Belly Button Beastie. In this verb, onomatopoeia, and syllable lesson, students pantomime verbs, read onomatopoeia from the story and clap out syllables. Students unscramble sentences from the story.
1st - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 23 Downloads
Setting the Tone with Figurative Language
Explore figurative language with your secondary class. Extending a language arts unit, the lesson prompts middle schoolers to examine how an author's word choice establishes a story's tone, possibly using metaphors, similes, onomatopoeia, alliteration, and personification.
8th Language Arts 303 Views 1806 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Thematic and organizational patterns in McLaurin's "The Rite Time of Night"
Discover how authors design narrative and thematic structure with these practice activities for McLaurin’s “The Rite Time of Night.” Learners are encouraged to track repeating patterns such as references to nature or types of conflicts experienced by the characters in the story, and annotate them by color.
9th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Designed
English Skills Worksheet (6.203)
In this multiple English activities worksheet, students complete a variety of assignments: write three onomatopoeia sentences, add ten endings to ten words, give the root words to eight words, play two rounds of word chess, find the missing consonants and vowels in nine words, label ten spelling words with their parts of speech, solve three anagrams, write a short story, proofread a short story for spelling errors and create a crossword puzzle on music.
5th - 6th Language Arts 23 Views 149 Downloads
Creating Sentences with Onomatopoeia Words
Third graders create sentences. For this sentences lesson students use onomatopoeia words to write sentences. They make a movement to match their onomatopoeia word. The students discuss why an author might use onomatopoeia in their writing.
3rd Language Arts 12 Views 98 Downloads
Students identify and create onomatopoeia. In this poetry writing instructional activity, students are shown examples of onomatopoeia and are given comic books and newspapers to find examples of onomatopoeia. Each student creates a full page ad for a magazine to advertise products by using onomatopoeia.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 5 Views 117 Downloads
Write on! Hooking the Reader
How does one hook a reader? Fourth graders will brainstorm ways to "hook" the reader into a story they wrote. They will view online examples of using figurative language in a story. This is a great "show" not "tell" activity. Resources and links are provided.
4th Language Arts 29 Views 240 Downloads
Magical Musical Tour: Using Music Lyrics to Teach Literary Elements
While music lyrics are often used to teach literary elements, the richness of this resource comes from the wealth of exercises, activities, and support materials provided in the packet. Although designed for gifted learners, the activities would be great for the whole classroom, independent work, or homeschool settings.
8th - 11th Language Arts 171 Views 143 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Mummies in the Morning
Visit the Magic Treehouse and take your class on a trip through time with a reading of the children's book Mummies in the Morning. Using the story to spark an investigation into Egyptian culture, this literature unit engages children with a wide variety of fun activities and projects.
3 mins 1st - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Poetry of Giving
Learn about philanthropy and poetic conventions with an inclusive lesson about Bill Gates. After learning about Mr. Gates' humanitarian efforts in the world, sixth graders use alliteration, onomatopoeia, rhyme, rhythm, and refrain in their own poems about philanthropy.
7th - 9th Language Arts 10 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Learners recognize and identify onomatopoeia. They will read the book All Aboard! A True Train Story, by Susan Kuklin. After reading the book, they list and illustrate examples of onomatopoeia. Then they write a poem or story using onomatopoeia.
K - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
English Skills Worksheet 6.200
There are six word exercises provided here, although they're not necessarily linked together. The first short practice asks learners to give compound words that use the list of words provided. The second asks learners to identify examples of onomatopoeia.
4th - 6th Language Arts 9 Views 84 Downloads