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ONOMATOPOEIA

A word that imitates a sound is


called ONOMATOPOEIA.
(repeat)
roar
clunk
pitter patter
vroom
Wham! Plop!
Stomp! Squish!
Boink! Clang!
Rip! Snap!
Then theres
Moo! Bah! Quack! Oink!
Meow! Woof! Buzz!
Tweet!
A word that imitates a sound is
called ONOMATOPOEIA.
(repeat)
ONOMATOPOEIA! CRASH!
ONOMATOPOEIA! Boing!
ONOMATOPOEIA! Zap!
ONOMATOPOEIA! POP!
ONOMATOPOEIA! Vroom!
ONOMATOPOEIA! BEEP!
ONOMATOPOEIA! SPLASH!
ONOMATOPOEIA! WHEEE!!!
Lets practice in your packet!

Activity one:
In groups, brainstorm for approximately 3
minutes. List all of the onomatopoeia words
that you can. Dont share lists with others! Do
this quietly! Then, lets see how many words
your group has that the other does not.

Activity two:
Write 3 descriptive sentences that contain at
least one example of onomatopoeia in each.
Use the six boxes to create a comic strip using
onomatopoeia.

Make sure you have done the following, before you turn it in:

Write your name on it
Write the word onomatopoeia either at the top or down one of the sides.
Use lots of color
Use some dialogue
Have an onomatopoeia in at least FOUR of the six boxes.
Write a title for you comic strip
Number the boxes 1-6
Directions for your onomatopoeia comic strip:
Pizza Parlor

Wee!
Wee!
Goes the dough in the air.
Splat !
Splat !
Goes the sauce on the dough.
Sprinkle.
Sprinkle.
Goes the cheese on the sauce.
Flop!
Flop!
Goes the pepperoni on the cheese.
Sizzle!
Sizzle!
Goes the pizza as it cooks

EUPHEMISM
- a substitution of an agreeable or less
offensive expression in place of one
that may offend or suggest something
unpleasant to the listener.
EUPHEMISM
Just a few seconds before he went
to meet his Maker, his lips moved
in a faint whisper.


= died

His grandfather passed
away last week. The
funeral will be held this
Friday. pass away
means _______.
Last year, my father set up a
club for senior citizens. Once a
week, they meet up and play
cards.
senior citizen means
____________.
The school is for people
who are physically
challenged.
physically challenged
means people with a
physical disability.
We often use euphemism to raise
the status of someone or
something.
The sanitary workers cleaned
the hospital. Sanitary
worker means a person who
cleans dirty places.