Student Writer Instructions:
In Clara Caterpillar, the author chooses adjectives, nouns and verbs beginning with the letter “C” to tell the story of a brave caterpillar. Throughout the story, you hear vivid examples of alliteration that help paint a wonderful picture of Clara the caterpillar’s adventures as she grows from a common cabbage caterpillar to the cream-colored butterfly that saves Catisha.
For this writing assignment, you will click the button below to choose three alliterative words: a character, a descriptive adjective, and an action verb. In your writers notebook, write down an original, detail-filled alliterative sentence about an insect.
Keep doing this for several days or weeks until you have a wonderful collection of alliterative sentences about different insects. Then, choose your favorite sentence and turn it into a longer story, like the story of Clara Caterpillar.
Have fun! Make an original story that might tangle your friends' tongues in knots.