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Homonyms v2
Homonyms v2
Homonyms v2
Homonyms v2
Homonyms v2
Homonyms v2
Homonyms v2
Homonyms v2
Homonyms v2
Homonyms v2
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    • 1. Homonymstheir tothere twothey’re too hear here your its you’re it’s
    • 2. Homonyms are words that:• sound alike• are spelled differently• have different meanings See examples below:
    • 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. More Work with HomonymsWord Definition Picture• to direction• too excessive; in addition• two number Which homonym means “very”?
    • 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. You’re vs. YourWord Definition Picture• you’re contraction of “you are”• your possessive of “you” Which homonym shows ownership?
    • 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. Right vs. WriteWord Definition Pictureright correct; directionIf you are creatingpoetry, whichhomonym is mostsuitable?write to produce words
    • 9. Peace vs. Piece Word Definition Picture • peace calm • piece part of a wholeFor the two homonymsabove, use the firsthomonym in a socialstudies context, and thesecond one in amathematics concept.
    • 10. Practice with HomonymsFill in the blank with the correct word.• 1. __________ going to the races this evening.(Their, Theyre)• 2. We had __________ much snow last winter.(to, too, two) More practice with homonyms:http://literacy.kent.edu/Midwest/Materials/ndakota/s pelling/lesson1.html School House Polka

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