Alliteration: It’s a Zany Zoo!

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Elephants eat and cheetahs chase in this zany zoo! Kids survey a list of ten animals before adding in an adjective and verb for each to form an alliterative phrase or sentence.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Include in a language arts packet for independent practice at home
  • Have kids turn their sentences into expressive poems, possibly with illustration of the animal or animals they choose to write about
Classroom Considerations

  • Consider loosening the sentence structure for kids who may have a hard time writing short, alliterative sentences
  • Some animals may be unfamiliar to learners; consider bringing in pictures of wombats, falcons, or cobras
  • Parts of the worksheet are in color; printing in black and white may impede understanding

  • Answer key provides suggestions for answers, though the real answers are based on learners' contributions

  • None
Common Core