An onomatopoeia is a word that actually looks like the sound it makes, and we can almost hear those sounds as we read. Here are some examples of onomatopoeia: slam, splash, bam, babble, warble, gurgle, mumble, and belch.
Resource 1: WORKSHEET
- Worksheet - Each child must fill in the top box with the animal’s name and the bottom box with the ‘sound verb’ it makes.
Resource 2: POWERPOINT
An Onomatopoeia ‘seaside’ poem (6 slides)