Adding Alliteration to Poetry

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Alliteration can make the language of a poem flow. Add adjectives to several blanks in two poems to form alliterative phrases.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Include in a homework packet after a lesson on figurative language
  • Have kids focus on words that represent a certain mood or tone, and compare how the poems change based on their word choice
Classroom Considerations

  • Worksheet is in color, but you should be able to print in black-and-white easily
Pros

  • A fun way to reinforce poetic devices
  • Easy to model for kids in a figurative language unit
  • Automatically differentiates between reading levels, as kids can choose the words they want to include
Cons

  • None
Common Core