Alliteration is simply the repetition of words beginning with the same letter/sound.
Its hold on our senses begins as soon as we are made aware of language in childhood, with rhymes such as ‘Sing a Song of Sixpences’ and ‘A ring, a ring o’ roses’. Plus a host of alliterating characters from ‘Little Boy Blue’ to ‘Wee Willie Winkle’.
How can you use the power of alliteration in your clasroom?
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In this post, we are going to look at a poem by Shel Silverstein and give some ideas as to how it might be used.
This gives the children a chance to read some excellent poetry and then study it in detail and use what they discover to write poems of their own.
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Imagine what some of the well-known, if somewhat silly, superstitions might look like if they were rewritten to make sense!
Your children are going to enjoy listening to David’s ‘Sensible Superstitions’ and then working through the suggestions below to create their some of their own.
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Have you ever sat down and made a list of different, whacky things you could do with a poem?
That is what we are going to encourage you to do with your children. Here’s how.
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Children love playing with alliteration.
Here we are going to give you some ideas as to how you might combine fun with alliteration with the natural world that surrounds us.
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