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Activity 3 English - Understanding Onomatopoeia

BBC Bitesize - Onomatopoeia-Sound Words 


Home Learning Focus

To understand what onomatopoeia is and use it to create a sound poem about a visit to the ZOO or even about being at home and learning during LOCKDOWN!

Go on and have a go - it will help you express your feelings and will be good to show your creative talents.


This lesson includes:

  • one video about onomatopoeia

  • one video of poet Joseph Coelho talking about onomatopoeia

  • three activities


There are some other activities below including power-points and worksheets if you really don't fancy having a go at the poem.