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264 resources with the keyterm homophones

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Homophone Cartoons

For Teachers 5th - 7th
A terrific activity on homophones awaits your youngsters. First, pupils access a website that contains lists of homophones. Then, it's time to get creative! Everyone gets a piece of poster board and they create a homophone cartoon -...
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Sorting out Homophones in Roald Dahl's Matilda

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Identify the correct homophone using the Visual Thesaurus.  Learners recognize homophones in a reading passage from Matilda. They complete a dictation exercise, rereading for the correct homophones. Pupils self-correct using the quotes...
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Homophone Search

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Distinguish between homophones to find the correct word that completes the provided sentence. There are a total of ten sentences, as well as a definition of homophones, and detailed directions to play the game. What a fabulous enrichment...
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Telling a Story

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Junior high and high schoolers watch a short video about effective storytelling strategies. As they take a virtual field trip to the Hans Christian Andersen story hour in Central Park, learners differentiate between writing a story and...
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Homophones

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Just because words sound alike doesn't mean they have the same definition. After viewing a short video about homophones, learners come up with their own list of homophones.
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Homophones and Homographs

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Getting tired of correcting to, two, and too? What about weather and whether? Use a thorough lesson on homophones and homographs to clear up those differences. Fourth and fifth graders identify which words sound the same and are spelled...
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Its or It's

For Students 3rd - 4th
What's the difference between its and it's? Clear up any misunderstandings in your third grade language arts class. Practice sentences use its or it's twice, prompting learners to use context clues for each usage. At the end of the...
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Homophones: Fun with Puns

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
What is a homophone for aloud? Or right? Fifth graders complete a list of 24 homophones, choosing another word that sounds like a given word but has a different meaning. At the bottom of the page, they write punning sentences to practice...
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Choose the Correct Homophone II

For Students 6th - 7th
Homophones are tough! Identify different homophones and how they're different. Common ones like son and sun and plain and plane are included. Some uncommon ones are also included, like bridal and bridle. 
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They're, Their, and They're

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Clear up the difference between they're, their, and there once and for all! A reference sheets outlines when your learners can use each word, and ten practice sentences encourage them to fill the appropriate word in the blank. Use this...
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Correct the Homophones

For Students 5th - 7th
Homophones are tricky! Build confidence in your young grammarians by giving them this practice sheet. There are 12 sentences shown that use one word incorrectly. Your learner must identify the homophone and rewrite the sentence using the...
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What Are Homophones?

For Students 7th - 9th
A fun worksheet for homework, a warm-up, or a substitute day! Learners choose the correct word out of a set of homophones, such as made/maid and pale/pail, based on context clues in each sentence. There are twenty-two questions in all....
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Commonly Misspelled Words

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Display this list of commonly misspelled and frequently confused words for your learners. Though there is no interactive component, this handout is a great reference tool comparing many homophones such as sole and soul. One tip...
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Antonyms, synonyms and homophones

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Shed light on what antonyms, synonyms, and homophones are. In this lesson, upper elementary schoolers create pairs using an antonym, a homophone, and/or a synonym. Then they play an antonym matching game.
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Spellcheck Outlaws

For Teachers 7th - 10th
These outlaws are hard to catch! Spellcheckers do not notice certain grammatical mistakes when they are technically correctly spelled words. For instance, one does not want to say that the colors compliment each other on the slide since...
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The 6th Dimension

For Teachers 4th - 6th
What are the six traits of writing anyway? Young writers focus on ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions to assess additions to their writing portfolio. They will create and add to a writing portfolio...
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The Swimming Hole by Laura Ingalls Wilder

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This PowerPoint provides a summary, comprehension questions, vocabulary words, and links for independent activities related to the story "The Swimming Hole" by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Age-appropriate definitions of such literacy elements...
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Paragraph Editing

For Students 3rd - 5th
This worksheet includes a list of proofreading marks and asks readers to edit the paragraph provided. The exercise is replicated twice on the page so that you can cut reproductions in half to save paper. There is also a key.
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Basic Linguistics: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Meta-cognition can transform learning. If your syllabus includes linguistics to enhance learners' comprehension and expression in English, here is an interactive online quiz to assess what they have learned. Titled "Basic Linguistics,"...
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Double Jeopardy-Homophones

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders identify homophones as words that sound alike but have different meanings. They, given a pair of homophones, are to explain the meanings of the words using gestures, role playing, or drawing a picture with their partner.
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Homophone Search

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Homophones take center stage in this engaging, interactive slide show. Students see that homophones are words that sound the same, but are spelled differently and have different meanings. They consider 20 slides which have sentences with...
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Mixed-Up Meanings--A Homophones Matching Game

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students grasp the concept of homophones and their importance in everyday communication with others. They gather examples of common homophones and fabricate a simple language arts game based on matching two homophones correctly together...
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Homophones: Fill in the Blanks

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
In this homophones worksheet, students fill in the blanks to sentences with homophones that are in a word bank. Students complete 8 sentences.
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Grammar Worksheets: Apostrophe Errors

For Students 6th - 8th
Do your young grammarians confuse their it’s and its?  Their they’re, there, and their? You’re lucky because help is here! After a brief but succinct explanation of the proper use of apostrophes and homophones, learners show what they've...