A poster providing a definition and example of an alliteration poem.
Print this educational poster and display it in your classroom as a visual reminder of what an alliteration poem is and how to write one.
Alliteration is a literary device used by poets to capture the attention of the reader. For there to be alliteration in a poem, at least two or more words in each verse must start with the same letter.
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Recognize common types of texts (e.g., storybooks, poems).
Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.
Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words.1 (This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.)
Isolate and pronounce initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in spoken single-syllable words.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.
Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
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