Alliteration

  • Words that have the same starting sound show alliteration.  (Did you notice the alliteration in that sentence? S- S- S

    Here are some examples:

    Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout would not take the garbage out
    Ten tied turtles on a tuttle-tuttle tree
    Four fluffy feathers

    Think of some Tongue Twisters and you have Alliteration

    Black bug bit a big black bear.
    But where is the big black bear
    that the big black bug bit?


    Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
    Did Peter Piper pick a peck of pickled peppers?
    If Peter Piper Picked a peck of pickled peppers,
    Where's the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?

     

    She sells seashells by the seashore.
    The shells she sells are surely seashells.
    So if she sells shells on the seashore,
    I'm sure she sells seashore shells.
     
    More Tongue Twisters here!