Toolkit of Reading Grades 4-8

Sound Repetition

Sound, Repetition, and Alliteration


Understanding sound, repetition, and alliteration is key to understanding and enjoying poetry. This lesson will help your students recognize and interpret these literary elements. The Sound, Repetition, and Alliteration lesson includes a definition, an explanation of how the skill is used, an example, and practice questions with excerpts from real books.
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Created for grades 4–8, the Toolkit of Reading features quick, clear lessons on all the critical skills students need to understand complex texts, including new skills emphasized in the Common Core State Standards. These engaging resources, available as downloadable PDFs, define key terms, describe how and why the skills are important to readers, and provide a series of activities to encourage mastery. These lessons can kick off a reading lesson or serve as an impromptu refresher of skills already introduced.

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This lesson features excerpts from poems by Emily Dickinson, William Shakespeare, and William Wordsworth.