Inspire and Educate! By Krazikas
Inspire and Educate! By Krazikas
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This resource contains a 75-slide PowerPoint lesson on the literary device of onomatopoeia and an accompanying set of 22 worksheets. The worksheets are available in both PDF format and word to enable editing.

PowerPoint Lesson

The PowerPoint includes:

1. Explanation and definition of onomatopoeia.
2. Why it is used.
3. Examples of onomatopoeia from poetry, literature, adverts and comics -including The Ancient Mariner (Samuel Taylor Coleridge), The Highwayman (Alfred Noyes), The Charge of the Light Brigade (Alfred Tennyson), The Lake Isle of Innisfree (W. B. Yeats), The Bells (Edgar Allan Poe), The Tempest ( William Shakespeare) and For Whom the Bell Tolls (Ernest Hemingway).
4. Challenges and opportunities within the PowerPoint for pupils to identify and use onomatopoeia.
5. Images to stimulate students to compose their own onomatopoeic words.

The PowerPoint contains hyperlinks to a short, entertaining video on onomatopoeia; some adverts containing onomatopoeia and a recitation by Roger McGough of his poem 'The Sound Collector'.


This resource contains a set of 22 worksheets on onomatopoeia. Tasks include identifying onomatopoeic words in sentences and literature and using onomatopoeia in sentences, to describe scenes and to create adverts.

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