ALLITERATION, a lesson – Grades 5-7
Introduce students to alliteration by first having them read books about caves. Then guide students through the process of determining the meaning of the alliteration poem, CAVES.
Extend: Challenge students to create and analyze their own creative alliteration poems.
Common Core State Standards English Language Arts, addressed:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.