LO: To write a poem using alphabetical order and alliteration.
What does alphabetical order mean? • How quickly can you order these? Giraffe Monkey Zebra Spider Snake Cheetah
Did you get them in the right order? Cheetah Giraffe Monkey Snake Spider Zebra Which two were the most difficult to order quickly? Why do you think that is?
What is an adjective? Can you think of an adjective to describe these?
When the same letter is used more than once to emphasise words in the text. For example: The creepy creaky castle. My marvellous magic mirror. Alliteration can also be used when choosing an adjective. . For example: terrible tiger cheeky cheetah scary spider What is alliteration?
This time, can you think of an adjective that starts with the same letter as the animal?
Using adjectives and alliteration can make writing more exciting! • Daniel - disgusting Daniel • Lizzy - lazy Lizzy • Cardiff - cold Cardiff DON’T FORGET TO USECAPITAL LETTERS INTHE CORRECT PLACES!
Capital letters When do we use them?
Proper nouns – People’s names: Amy, Ben, Molly Places: England, Sutton, London At the start of a sentence – After . ? ! The first line of a poem usually starts with a capital letter. CAPITAL LETTERS
What’s wrong here? ben goes to liverpool to visit his friend whose name is claire! she has a cute cat called colin What do you notice about this last sentence?
Now with your partner,make up your own adjectives for these words, using alliteration! 1. Sutton 2. dog 3. carrot
Alphabet Name poem A my name is Amy And my friend’s name is Alan. We come from Aberdeen And we like apples. B my name is Bob And my friend’s name is Betty. We come from Birmingham And we like basketball. How could we make the poem more interesting?
C my name is charming Charlie And my friend's name is cute Cathy. We come from cold Cardiff And we like chilly churches.