Published on November 5, 2007
Homophones: Homophones By Vicky Walkup 3rd grade L.A. Goal 5.05 The learner will apply grammar and language conventions to communicate effectively, using a number of strategies for spelling. Homophones are words that sound alike but have different spellings and meanings.: Homophones are words that sound alike but have different spellings and meanings. For example, there is a pear that is good to eat. I use a pair of gloves because I have two hands. Pay attention to see how the following homophones are spelled. week weak: week weak There are 7 days in a week. She has been sick and is still weak. Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday they’re there their: they’re there their They’re going to be last if they don’t hurry. The books are right there. Halloween is their favorite holiday. tale tail: tale tail I love the fairy tale, “Cinderella.” The fox has a bushy tail. hole whole: hole whole The golf ball went in the hole. I ate the whole pizza! hour our: hour our There are 60 minutes in an hour. Our class is going to the museum. through threw: through threw We are swimming through the water. She threw the ball to her brother. for four: for four What do you want for lunch? I see four apples. ate eight: ate eight I can’t believe I ate the whole thing! There are eight cars in the parking lot. so sew: so sew He runs so fast! Will you please sew on the button. see sea: see sea Do you see the teacher? The ship travels on the sea. flour flower: flour flower I use flour to make cookies. I put the flower in the vase. two too to: two too to The baby has two new teeth. I have too much homework! Astronauts went to the moon. Can you find ate or nine misteaks in these sentences?: Can you find ate or nine misteaks in these sentences? I will chews to take the advice. Please weight for me. The son is very bright today. What is the mane idea? I knead a knew pear of shoes. Make a list of the incorrectly spelled words on a sheet of paper. Write them correctly. Slide16: eight mistakes choose wait sun main need new pair You’re a homophone expert!