Homophones and
Homographs
What are Homophones?
Homophones are words that SOUND
alike, but have different spellings and
different meanings.

Lets see...
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

Blue

Blew
9
Homophones

Night

Knight
10
Let’s see how you do!
We had two snow days this week.
Which of the following sentences below uses the word week
correctly?...
Did you select sentence B?

GREAT JOB!
12
Let’s try another one!
I ate the entire pizza by myself.
Which of the following sentences below uses the word ate
correctl...
Did you select sentence C?

FANTASTIC!
14
ONE MORE!!!
Did you see the parade yesterday?
Which of the following sentences below uses the word correctly?
a. I see the...
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
ex...
Homographs

Sink

Sink
18
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.
Homographs are
spelled the...
1. The _______ on my pencil broke.
2. Jo, _______ the flashlight over here.

point

shine

eraser

26
1. Wash your hands in the ________.
2. When the ship hit the iceberg, it began to
_______.

tub

sink

float
27
1. I _______ the plane land.
2. I need a _____ to cut down the tree.

watched

tool

saw
28
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Homophones

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