Homonymstheir                 tothere                 twothey’re               too             hear             here      ...
Homonyms are words that:• sound alike• are spelled differently• have different meanings        See examples below:
Let’s look at some common              homonyms!Word            Definition           Picture• their         possessive of ...
More Work with HomonymsWord         Definition               Picture• to         direction• too        excessive; in addit...
Its vs. It’sWord     Definition            Picture• its    possessive of “it is”• it’s   contraction of “it is”           ...
You’re vs. YourWord          Definition            Picture• you’re      contraction of “you are”• your        possessive o...
Hear vs. HereWord      Definition   Picture• hear    to listen• here    location                       If you’re asking   ...
Right vs. WriteWord              Definition           Pictureright             correct; directionIf you are creatingpoetry...
Peace vs. Piece Word           Definition        Picture • peace        calm • piece        part of a wholeFor the two hom...
More Practice with HomonymsWrite a poem, using the following homonyms:• there, they’re, their• too, to, two• its, it’s• yo...
References/Acknowledgments• Microsoft PowerPoint• Slideshare• Music: Sam Levine’s Smooth Praise
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Differentiating 14 sets of homonyms.

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  1. 1. Homonymstheir tothere twothey’re too hear here yourits you’reit’s
  2. 2. Homonyms are words that:• sound alike• are spelled differently• have different meanings See examples below:
  3. 3. Let’s look at some common homonyms!Word Definition Picture• their possessive of “they” (their child)• there location• they’re contraction for “they are” Write a sentence correctly using at least two of the above homonyms.
  4. 4. More Work with HomonymsWord Definition Picture• to direction• too excessive; in addition• two number Which homonym means “very”?
  5. 5. Its vs. It’sWord Definition Picture• its possessive of “it is”• it’s contraction of “it is” Rewrite the following sentence using a homonym: “The dog’s leash is long. “
  6. 6. You’re vs. YourWord Definition Picture• you’re contraction of “you are”• your possessive of “you” Which homonym shows ownership?
  7. 7. Hear vs. HereWord Definition Picture• hear to listen• here location If you’re asking someone to come towards you, which homonym is correct?
  8. 8. Right vs. WriteWord Definition Pictureright correct; directionIf you are creatingpoetry, whichhomonym is mostsuitable?write to produce words
  9. 9. Peace vs. Piece Word Definition Picture • peace calm • piece part of a wholeFor the two homonymsabove, use the firsthomonym in a socialstudies context, andthe second one in amathematics concept.
  10. 10. More Practice with HomonymsWrite a poem, using the following homonyms:• there, they’re, their• too, to, two• its, it’s• you’re, your• right, write• hear, here
  11. 11. References/Acknowledgments• Microsoft PowerPoint• Slideshare• Music: Sam Levine’s Smooth Praise
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