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Year 5 / Year 6 English Teaching Resources: Onomatopeia  

'Onomatopoeia' is a Year 5 / Year 6 English Teaching resource focusing on writing skills. It explores how authors use onomatopoeia to create aural imagery and teaches pupils how to use onomatopoeia in their own writing.  

'Onomatopeia' is a handy 11 slide PowerPoint presentation with 2 worksheets that includes:

- Learning objectives

- Definition of onomatopoeia and examples using images and sound effects

- Question and answer slides to enable peer assessment in the classroom

- Matching activity

- Using onomatopoeia to improve sentences task

- Descriptive writing activity

- Links to a video and matching game and an onomatopoeia Hangman interactive game

'Onomatopoeia' can be used as a starter activity, incorporated into a lesson or developed into a wider lesson on language, grammar and word choices.

'Onomatopoeia' is completley editable so teachers have the freedom to adapt the resource to suit each class they teach.

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