Teaching Resource

Sound Devices PowerPoint

PDF, PowerPoint | 29 pages|Grades: 5 - 6

An editable PowerPoint to use when teaching sound devices to your students.

Use this presentation to teach your students about the different sound devices authors use in their writing.

The presentation describes each device and gives an example for the students to study. The PowerPoint offers built-in check-for-understanding slides, making it easy to see which students need extra support while keeping your students engaged throughout the presentation. It also ends with a link to a sound devices worksheet, allowing your students to put their learning into action!

The sound device types taught in this PowerPoint include:

  • alliteration
  • assonance
  • consonance
  • rhyme
  • onomatopoeia.

This resource has been designed to be used in conjunction with the following worksheet:


This resource was created by Meagan Lee, a Teach Starter Collaborator.

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELT1611

    Understand, interpret and experiment with sound devices and imagery, including simile, metaphor and personification, in narratives, shape poetry, songs, anthems and odesElaborationsdiscussing how figurative language including simile and metaphor can ...

  • ACELT1617

    Identify the relationship between words, sounds, imagery and language patterns in narratives and poetry such as ballads, limericks and free verseElaborationsidentifying how language choice and imagery build emotional connection and engagement with th...

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