Do your students know the term onomatopoeia? Now is a great time to learn! Let them have some fun—and use their speaking and performing skills—by practicing and performing this simple onomatopoeiac reader’s theater script. Assign the lines to as many or as few performers as you would like. Let the imagination begin!
Wisk, wisk, wisk, wisk
Caw, caw, caw, caw
Clippity-clap, clippity-clap, clippity-clap
Whirr, whirr, whirr
Flip-flap, flip-flap, flip-flap
Ba-boom, ba-boom, ba-boom
Flitter, flitter, flitter, flitter
Let your students add their own ideas to this script or create other onomatopoeia scripts of their own. Share them here!