Grade Levels: 2 - 6
Students will practice reading and pronouncing words.
- Pens, paper
- Tongue Twister handout (see lesson)
- Give students the Tongue Twister handout.
- Have students read sentences individually and in unison.
- Ask students to write their own tongue twisters.
Twenty Tongue-Tying Tongue Twisters to Twist Your Tongue a Ton
If a noisy noise annoys an onion, an annoying noisy noise annoys an onion more!
Please peel this peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked.
Surely Shirley shall sell Sheila's seashells by the seashore.
Which witch wishes to switch a witch wristwatch for a Swiss wristwatch?
How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
The skunk sat on a stump and thunk the stump stunk, but the stump thunk the skunk stunk.
The butter Betty Botter bought could make her batter bitter, so she thought she'd better buy some better butter!
Not many an anemone is enamored of an enemy anemone.
Five fine Florida florists fried fresh flat flounder fish fillet.
A three-toed tree toad loved a two-toed he-toad that lived in a too-tall tree.
Red rubber baby buggy bumpers bounce.
The sick sixth Sheik's sixth sheep's sick.
The instinct of an extinct insect stinks.
Growing gray goats graze great green grassy groves.
Imagine managing the manger at an imaginary menagerie.
Mix a box of mixed biscuits with a boxed biscuit mixer.
A cuckoo cookie cook called Cooper could cook cuckoo cookies.
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