Good Morning Second Graders! Welcome to English Class with Ms. Leeck
Today’s Topic: Homophones What is a homophone? Break it up “homo” in the word means “same.” “Phone” means sound or voice…
Definition of Homophone: Homophones are words that sound the same. They have different spellings and different meanings.
Make New Sentences Use “Aunt” in a Sentence. Use “Ant” in a Sentence.
Lets Share Sentences My aunt is my dad’s sister. My aunt took me to the fair. My aunt is a very nice lady. The ant lives in the ground. The ant is a tiny insect. I have an ant farm.
Lets think of Other Homophones… Make a list of as many homophones as you can come up with! To get started think about…. Buy or Bye One or Won
other Homophones Our Class List of Homophones… 1.Right or Write 2.Pear or Pair 3.Here or Hear 4.Rows or Rose 5.Flower or Flour 6.Paws or Pause 7.Son or Sun 8.High or Hi
Practice Sentences 1. Could you please pass a _____________ of the cake. (piece, peace) 2. Out in the forest, the _________ ate some berries. (bare, bear) 3. My library book is ________________ in two days. (due, dew) 4. Harry’s sister was sick so he made_________ her a card. (made, maid)
Answers 1. Could you please pass a piece of the cake? 2. Out in the forest, the bear ate some berries. 3. My library book is due in two days. 4. Harry’s sister was sick so he made her a card.
More Practice with Clues! 1. _______60 minutes ______belonging to us 2. _________ detect things with your eyes ____________ place where dolphins, sharks, and whales live 3. _________ shirts, pants, hats, shorts ____________shut or seal 4. _________ beef, pork, ribs, poultry __________ talk to someone for the first time
Answers 1. hour: 60 minutes our:belonging to us 2. see: detect things with your eyes sea:place where dolphins, sharks, and whales live 3. clothes:shirts, pants, hats, shorts close: shut or seal 4. meat:beef, pork, ribs, poultry meet:talk to someone for the first time GREAT JOB!
Test your Knowledge with a story Won day, their was a green rows. This rows was not write because she was not read. All the other flours looked read, but not her. This did knot make her sad because being different maid her sew happy.
Spot the Homophones Won Their Rows Write Flours Knot Maid Sew One There Rose Right Flowers Not Made So
Things to remember about homophones Use pictures to help remember the difference between homophones Keep an ongoing list of homophones, that will help in the future Focus on other words that LOOK the same rather than SOUND the same Example: two, twice, twin, twenty, twelve, and between are all related to 2 and contain t-w