Published on March 25, 2010
Homophones and Homographs
What are Homophones? Homophones are words that SOUNDalike, but have DIFFERENTspellings and meanings. Lets see some examples!!! 2
Homophones Pair Pear 3
Homophones Ate Eight 4
Homophones See Sea 5
Homophones Here Hear 6
Homophones Wait Weight 7
Homophones Week Weak 8
Homophones Blew 9 Blue
Homophones Night Knight 10
Let’s see how you do! The following sentence contains the correct usage of the underlined word : #1. We had two snow days this week. Which of the following sentences contains the same usage of the underlined word from sentence #1 ? a. He was too weak to lift the rock. b. My birthday is next week. c. The stomach flu made him feel weak and tired. 11
Did you select sentence B? GREAT JOB! 12
Let’s try another one! The following sentence contains the correct usage of the underlined word: I ate the entire pizza by myself. Which of the following sentences contains the same usage of the underlined word from sentence #1 ? a. There were eight pieces of pizza. b. My brother is eight years old. c. She ate the cupcakes for dessert. 13
Did you select sentence C? FANTASTIC! 14
ONE MORE!!! The following sentence contains the correct usage of the underlined word: Did you see the parade yesterday? Which of the following sentences contains the same usage of the underlined word from sentence #1 ? a. I see the stop sign. b. The sea is very beautiful c. The dolphins swim in the sea. 15
Did you choose sentence A? WONDERFUL! You are so smart! 16
What are Homographs? Homographs are words that are SPELLED the same, but have DIFFERENT meanings!!! Let’s look at some examples!!! 17
Homographs Sink 18 Sink
Homographs Trip Trip 19
Homographs Tear Tear 20
Homographs Bow Bow 21
Homographs Scale Scale 22
Homographs Saw Saw 23
Homographs Can Can 24
Let’s see how you do with Homographs Choose which word fits in both of the following sentences. 25 Homographs are spelled the same, but have different meanings!
1. The _______ on my pencil broke. 2. Jo, _______ the flashlight over here. point shine eraser 26 point point
Wash your hands in the ________. When the ship hit the iceberg, it began to _______. tub sink float 27 sink sink
1. I _______ the plane land. 2. I need a _____ to cut down the tree. watched tool saw 28 saw saw
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