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Alliteration Lesson Plans & Activities - Chapter Summary
Make creating lesson plans for teaching your class about alliteration easy by referring to our simple lesson plans. We describe fun group activities you can incorporate into your daily lessons to engage your students and help them understand how alliteration is used. You'll get ideas such as mazes and scavenger hunts for pre-schoolers and kindergartners and comedic poetry reading and advertising designs for middle school students.
Homework assignments involving research of real life examples of or creative endeavors using alliteration are also described. In addition, you will find lessons you can use in class that define alliteration and provide examples in literature and everyday use so students develop a full understanding of this device.
How It Helps
- Common core: Ensures that your lesson plans meet common core literacy standards regarding figurative language in poetry
- Activities or games: Details creative activities you can have your students do in or outside of class to help them understand what alliteration is and how it is used
- Supplemental resources: Uses video lessons to enhance your existing lesson plans and initiate classroom discussions
How It Works
This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan outlines with relevant tools to make planning alliteration lessons easy.
- Use lesson plan outlines for specific alliteration topics you want to cover in class.
- Formulate your English class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
- Share the related alliteration lessons for each lesson plan with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
- Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important aspects of alliteration.
- Engage your students with relevant alliteration-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.
1. Alliteration: Definition & Examples
Alliteration is a figure of speech used to create rhythm and bring focus to a line or sentence in a piece of written material. Learn about the definition of alliteration, see examples of alliteration and test your knowledge with a quiz.
2. Examples of Alliteration in Literature
Explore alliteration and learn how it is used throughout different styles of literature. Discover the power behind this simple literary device, and recognize how to easily identify its use across multiple literary genres.
3. Teaching Alliteration
This lesson will define and discuss different types of alliteration. It will also address alliteration teaching strategies for various academic levels from preschool to high school.
4. Alliteration Activities
Alliteration is used in everything from advertisements to poetry. Help students learn what it is, and practice identifying and using it with a few of these alliteration activities.
5. Alliteration Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Alliteration is one of the first literary devices that students learn to recognize. Using an informative text lesson and a fun activity, this lesson plan will help you teach this literary device in a playful way that promotes creativity.
6. Alliteration Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples
Alliteration is a sound device that poets and writers use to appeal to the listener's ear. Read the following lesson to learn about alliteration and how to use it in your own writing!
7. Alliteration Activities for Preschool & Kindergarten
The foundations of reading occur when student begin to association sounds with letters. Alliteration is a great tool to help the associations begin. This lesson offers alliteration activities for young students.
8. Alliteration Activities for Middle School
Alliteration is everywhere, and the more extreme examples are fun, and at times hilarious. There are many activities that we can use to keep our students engaged as we teach them about alliteration. Check out a few of these ideas for middle schoolers.
9. Alliteration Lesson Plan
This lesson plan outlines how to use a Study.com video lesson to teach your students about the figurative language style of alliteration. Lead your students in practicing identifying alliteration in literature with our text lesson. Finally, students will apply their understanding with an alliteration activity.
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