These bright, appealing grammar worksheets are a great help for practising and revising the use of alliteration in KS2. There are three worksheets in total, covering the following five sections – ‘understand’, ‘challenge’, ‘test’, ‘explain’ and ‘apply’.Understand
Students identify alliteration examples in a short passage of text.
‘Explain, using your words, what alliteration is. Create an example to explain your definition.’
Students underline alliterative words within five sentences, complete three sentences in a way that adds alliteration and identify how alliteration has been used within a single sentence.
Students create sentences that contain alliterative phrases in response to two image prompts.
Prompted by an image of a street scene, students are tasked with descriptive passage that employs alliteration to highlight their feelings
What is alliteration?
Alliteration occurs when different words that start with the same sound are used together
- Plump pillow
- Heavy hammer
- Tasty toffee
- Slippery slide
National Curriculum English programme of study links
Pupils should continue to add to their knowledge of linguistic terms, including those to describe grammar, so that they can discuss their writing and reading. (non-statutory guidance)