The Tongue Twister Challenge

The Tongue Twister Challenge


  1. Listed below are 24 tongue twisters.
  2. Share your screen with your students.
  3. Read them carefully with the class.
  4. Make a note at the end of the twister as to which sound / sounds are being worked on – for example, in number one the letter t.
  5. After completing the twisters – Mentors, ask the students to make a list of some sounds that might be missing. For example, L & B.
  6. Mentors, ask for volunteers to come up with tongue twisters of their own. Ensure that all twisters have a minimum of seven words in them. This may include words that begin with a vowel a, e, i, o, u. ( Eleven elegant elephants eat eggs earnestly in the evenings.)
  7. Encourage the students to put the tongue twisters in the group chat and read them aloud. Have fun with the sounds and the words.


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Grade Range: 3-5 

Time: 20 Minutes


Synopsis: Students will create tongue twisters to improve their diction. Students will participate in the identification of sounds to assist in their reading development. Students will also refine their listening skills and improve public speaking skills throughout this lesson.** Consider using the hand raise/thumbs up feature of your virtual platform to assist with determining who will answer **