Short PPT showing the types of headlines

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This short powerpoint outlines the different types of headlines (puns, word/letter play, alliteration and rhyming) along with examples on each page. Many of the pages are animated to run automatically.


  • Headlines.pptx

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Created: Mar 6, 2012

Updated: Sep 30, 2014

10 Reviews

  • 1
    user avatarmariangela12 months agoreport

    Cannot get it to work!!!

  • 3
    user avatarMissjones278 months agoreport

    Useful, I'm going to try to alter the timings so it works. Homophones are actually a type of homonym so I think that is fine! I agree that copulation is not ok for KS2 though. Without that, a time saving resource.

  • 2
    user avatarbradstocka year agoreport

    The presentation did not work so I could not test it. The basic outline of each slide was useful.

  • 1
    user avataroverkilla year agoreport

    I echo concerns about the inappropriate word choice and add one about the fact that it doesn't work.

  • 3

    I have just adapted this for my Year 5 class. It was a great basis for a presentation and it saved me from staring from scratch. However I did need to make the changes mentioned above (eg got rid of copulation, changed homonyms to homophones, and corrected lightning!).