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Alliteration

  1. 1. Literary Device:Alliteration<br />“She sells sea shells by the sea shore.”<br />“Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers “<br />
  2. 2. This Week…<br />We learned that when reading, good readers can detect and identify different types of literary device used by the authors!<br />We studied the difference between simile and metaphor<br />We also talked about personification and Onomatopoeia<br />
  3. 3. And Yesterday …<br />We learned to detect Hyperbole<br />Which means… (I hope you remember..)<br />Yes, exaggeration!<br />
  4. 4. Today…<br />We’re going to learn to detect another literary device called<br />Alliteration<br />
  5. 5. Does this question look familiar?<br />5 Read this sentence from the story.<br /> They reached the beach just in time to see the tiny turtles slipping silently into the waves.<br /> The phrases “tiny turtles” and “slipping silently” are examples of<br /> A alliteration<br /> B hyperbole<br />C metaphor<br /> D simile<br />
  6. 6. The Correct Answer<br />5 Read this sentence from the story.<br /> They reached the beach just in time to see the tiny turtles slipping silently into the waves.<br /> The phrases “tiny turtles” and “slipping silently” are examples of<br /> A alliteration<br /> B hyperbole<br />C metaphor<br /> D simile<br />
  7. 7. So what is alliteration?<br />The use of the same starting sound across several words <br />“tiny turtles”<br />“the silent snow sifted softly on the sill”<br />
  8. 8. Examples..<br />“Sweet smell of success”<br />“Bigger and better”<br />“Jump for Joy”<br />“Sink or swim”<br />“the more the merrier”<br />“watchful waiting”<br />“what a wonderful world”<br />“Simon Says”<br />“Practice makes Perfect”<br />
  9. 9. Percy Examples..<br />“Maybe if I kick you in your soft spot, I thought. And make you sing soprano for a week.” (ch3, p35)<br />“She baked blue birthday cakes. She mixed blueberry smoothies. She bought blue-corn tortilla chips and brought home blue candy from the shop..” (ch3, p38)<br />
  10. 10. “He kept griping and groaning about losing her cooking…” (Ch3, p36)<br />“’Not a scratch on this car, brain boy.’” (Ch3, p36)<br />“If a seagull so much as pooped on his paint job, he’d find a way to blame me.” (Ch3, p36)<br />“He was seven feet tall, easy, his arms and legs like something from the cover of Muscle Manmagazine-bulging biceps and triceps and a bunch of other ‘ceps, all stuffed like baseball under vein-webbed skin. (Ch4; p50)<br />
  11. 11. Independent Reading ..<br />In your book, find as many examples of alliteration as possible, write them down in your reading notebook!<br />Again, pick your favorite and post it!<br />

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