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Wednesday May 19th

Today's Writing Lesson is a Video Lesson!

Please watch this video below to learn all about the kind of poem we are doing today!  

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Animal Alliteration Poem

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What is an Alliteration? 

The use of the same beginning sound in a line or verse! 

Example:

Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers

Do you know any more examples similar to this phrase? 

 

Today we are going to use alliterations to make a poem about animals! You will pick a different animal for each line of your poem, and then practice making alliterations based on the animal you pick!

 

Learning Task:

1. In your Poetry booklet find your "animal alliteration poem planning sheet."

2. In each box, write a different animal

3. On the lines next to each box, brainstorm some words that start with the same letter as the animal you choose. (Example: DOG - dirty, daring, down, digging, etc.) 

4. Next, try to make a sentence about your animal using alliterations on the lines at the bottom of your planning sheet. 

5. When you have all 5 of your animal alliteration sentences, choose a good copy page in your book and make it beautiful! Remember to always use your best spelling, printing and effort! 

 

Extension: 

On the extra animal alliteration page in your poetry booklet, try to write another alliteration about 5 different animals!