During this session, after each child shared a random poem, we read two books filled with alliteration. While listening to The Duchess Bakes a Cake by Virginia Kahl, the kids wrote down some of the alliteration in the story;
- A Duchess a Duke and their family of daughters
- tired of talk
- lovely light luscious delectable cake
- king of their country
- She pushed it and pummeled it, punched it and pat on it. She poked at it, punched it and finally sat on it.
In The Berenstains' B Book almost every word in the story begins with the letter B. This was one of my favorite childhood books and my daughter volunteered to read it.
After learning about alliteration and reading stories that contained alliteration, we spent 15 minutes brainstorming alliteration phrases to add to current stories we are working on. Here are some of the results.
- lazily lapping up cat milk
- eating meat
- Fairy's flowery flowing gown
- stinky, smelly, socks
- perfectly plump woodcutter's wife who was swiftly stirring a gigantic pot of pretty peppery stew
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