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Alliteration what is it

Alliteration

What is it?

library.thinkquest.org


Alliteration what is it

Tommy Tucker

tried to tell the time at

the train station

http://cartoons-picture.blogspot.com.au/2013/01/cartoon-trains-pictures.html

What do you notice

about this sentence?


Alliteration what is it

We went for a walk down to the water to

see the wonderful whales

What about this sentence?

http://www.featurepics.com/online/Cartoon-Whale-1729820.aspx


Alliteration what is it

Coca Cola

http://www.fanpop.com/clubs/coke/images/2198815/title/cartoon-coke-photo


Alliteration what is it

Pay Pal

thoughtsymposium.com


Alliteration what is it

Mickey Mouse

What do you notice

from these examples?

boredcouple.net

  • They can use as little as two words, or more (greater than)


Alliteration what is it

Did you notice

what was

happening

in the words

in the

sentences?


Alliteration what is it

Let’s share our ideas

and

thoughts

www.printablebubbleletters.net


Alliteration what is it

So what is alliteration?

www.printablebubbleletters.net

  • repetition of the main, same letters/sounds for words in sentences https://www.youngwriters.co.uk/terms-alliteration


Alliteration what is it

How many syllables can we find in the word alliteration?

  • al-lit-er-a-tion

  • There are 5 syllables in the word alliteration. Let’s clap and count the syllables as we say the word out loud


Alliteration what is it

Why do people

use alliteration?

  • Adds an effect;

  • Makes it more interesting;

  • Better flow;

  • Easy to read;

  • Engages readers in their “repetitive sound”

  • http://www.knowswhy.com/why-do-authors-use-alliteration/

  • Can you think of some more reasons?


Alliteration what is it

How/Where do

people use

alliteration?

  • songs;

  • poems/rhymes

  • tongue twisters;

  • alphabet books;

  • company names e.g. Coca-Cola/Pay Pal)

  • Can you think of some more reasons?


Alliteration what is it

When an author uses alliteration, do you think they are trying to:

Persuade?

Inform?

Entertain?


Alliteration what is it

How can we tell the author has used alliteration?

  • Sound out sentences listening for words with the same consonant sounds

  • Can you think of some more reasons?


Alliteration what is it

Do all words starting with the same sound have to be next to each other in a sentence?


Alliteration what is it

Does every word in a sentence or phrase have to be alliteration?

  • What do you think?

  • Yes? or No?

  • Words can either be next door to each other, or close in a sentence


Alliteration what is it

Can the letters

“k” and “c” in the same sentence be alliteration?

  • What do you think?

  • Yes? or No?


Alliteration what is it

  • Sometimes…..

“k” and “c” in the same sentence IS alliteration, if they sound the same

  • The cuddly kitten curled up on the kitchen cupboard.

  • The chocolate coloured kitten chased the cow.


Alliteration what is it

Can the letters

“s” and “c” in the same sentence be alliteration?

  • What do you think?

  • Yes? or No?


Alliteration what is it

  • Sometimes…..

“s” and “c” in the same sentence IS alliteration, if they sound the same

  • The snakeslidslowlyaround in a circlesniffingforcelery.

  • The cool cat was certain the circus was in the city.


Alliteration what is it

Can the letters

“ph” and “f” in the same sentence be alliteration?

  • Yes? or No?


Alliteration what is it

  • Yes…..

“ph” and “f” in the same sentence IS alliteration, if they sound the same

  • The fish splashed when the phone rang four times and the photos fell on the floor

  • Can you think of any words that start with “ph” that DON’T sound like “f”?


Alliteration what is it

Can the letters

“g” and “j” in the same sentence be alliteration?

  • Yes? or No?


Alliteration what is it

  • Yes…..

“g” and “j” in the same sentence IS alliteration, if they sound the same

  • The giant giraffe and the jaguar ate gingerbread and jam.

  • The great big giant jumped over the garden eating jellybeans.


Alliteration what is it

What about words like “think” and “tank”.

If these are in the same sentence, would they be alliteration?

  • Yes? or No?

  • Why? or Why Not?


Alliteration what is it

What about words like “naughty” and “knife”.

If these are in the same sentence, would they be alliteration?

  • Yes? or No?

  • Why? or Why Not?


Alliteration what is it

Let’s practice


Alliteration what is it

The child bounced the ball at the backyard barbeque.


Alliteration what is it

The cars in the centre of the car park were covered in cereal.


Alliteration what is it

The green giant stopped the garbage truck because he wanted to play a game.


Alliteration what is it

The photos of France were given to Philip for free.


Alliteration what is it

“Why can’t the kitten come home with the kangaroo?” .


Alliteration what is it

Let’s create our own-Choose

  • SUBJECT: person; creature; animal

  • (animal) - seagull

  • WHO: a name

    • (Sammy)

  • WHERE: place where your subject is (seaside)

  • WHEN: what time of day/what day?

  • (Sunday)

  • WHAT: what is your subject doing?

    • (slurping sundaes)

Sammy

Seagull

slurpingsundaes

at the

was

Modified by Linnea Mead, from: rockinteachermaterials.blogspot.com/2012/10/alliteration-alive.html‎

Sunday

seaside

on


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