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Onomatopoeia
Definition: Onomatopoeia is a figure of
speech in which words are used to
imitate sounds.
Examples:
Buzz, Honk, Zip, fizz, Ding Dong
Onomatopoeia also
includes animal
sounds
Examples:
Oink, Meow, Woof,
Neigh, Moo
Onomatopoeia
Examples
http://www.youtube
.com/watch?v=qBVwwKTjlI
Onomatopoeia is often used in
nursery rhymes
“Baa Baa Black Sheep” and
“Old McDonald” both use Onomatopoeia
• Ex: Old Macdonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O
And on his farm he had a cow, E-I-E-I-O
With a moo-moo here and a moo-moo
there
Here a moo there a moo
Everywhere a moo-moo
Old Macdonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O
Onomatopoeia is also used in jokes.
Do you remember Knock-Knock jokes?
Knock-knock
Who's there?
Boo
Boo who?
Don't cry, I was only joking
Batman uses
Onomatopoeia
http://www.youtube.com/wa
tch?v=Rebg5YfiBEI&feature=r
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Examples of Sentences
Using Onomatopoeia
The baby ate the cat’s food as the cat hissed angrily.
My wet shoes squished and sloshed on the floor.
The floor creaked eerily as he
walked into the dark house.
Mrs. Munger’s Class
Learns Onomatopoeia
http://www.youtube.
com/watch?v=evUzS6
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Onomatopoeia Practice
Quiz
Table Manners
He may gurgle-slurp
Crunch, ahem or achoo
He may sniff, snort
Hum or phew
But it is his skill
To blurt a rumbling
Grunt-raunchy belch
That makes us really ill
-Anonymous
The Hockey Game
30 seconds 'til the game is over.
Tick tock.
Tick tock.
Slap!
Bang!
There goes the puck!
Clink!
Clank!
Clink!
Clank!
The puck is heading for the goal!
Clang!
Clang!
Goal!
Buzz!
Buzz!
Game over! Capitals win!
Rustle!
Clap!
Roar!
We won
-Anonymous
Spreading Rumors
Her gossip chatter crackles
Like a hissing fire
Once a secret whisper
Now a sizzling buzz
Murmuring out of control
Careful not to scorch
Rumors too hot to hold
The backlash snap will be ice
cold
-Anonymous
Time to write your
own poem using
ONOMATOPOEIA
Remember that these are sound words so you can
be creative! You can even make up your own sound
words and decide how they are spelled!

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