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Alliteration All Around
|Grades||3 – 5|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Five 45-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Alligators All Around by Maurice Sendak (HarperTrophy, 1991)
- Computers with Internet access
- Copies of picture books by Pamela Duncan Edwards (see Alliteration Booklist)
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing Poetry
This online tool enables students to learn about and write acrostic poems. Elements of the writing process are also included.
- Alliteration All Around Rubric
- Alliteration Booklist
- "How to Write a Newfangled Tongue Twister" by Bruce Lansky
|1.||Collect copies of Pamela Duncan Edwards' alliterative picture books (see Alliteration Booklist).
|2.||Gather a collection of tongue twister books (see Alliteration Booklist for suggestions). Also, locate a copy of Alligators All Around by Maurice Sendak.
|3.||Bookmark the Acrostic Poems interactive tool on your classroom or school computers, and familiarize yourself with the tool. (If you experience difficulty, make sure that computers have the most recent version of the Flash plug-in, which can be downloaded for free from the ReadWriteThink Technical Help page.)
|4.||Print copies of How to Write a Newfangled Tongue Twister by Bruce Lansky. You may even want to try your hand at writing a tongue twister. Students will enjoy hearing an original tongue twister by you!