Sniff It Out
This worksheet is a learning activity focused on identifying assonance, which is the repetition of vowel sounds in nearby words. It presents students with pairs of phrases and directs them to circle the phrase that contains assonance. The phrases are crafted to highlight the contrast between assonant pairs and non-assonant pairs. This allows students to practice recognizing assonance by comparing the sound patterns within each phrase.
The worksheet aims to teach students how to discern assonance in phrases, a foundational skill in understanding poetic devices. It provides immediate practice through a selection of phrases where students must identify which one demonstrates assonance. This activity helps to develop their auditory discrimination skills by focusing on vowel sounds within words. Additionally, it serves as a reinforcement of the concept of assonance, promoting students’ ability to recognize and appreciate this literary device in both written and spoken language.