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  1. 1. “ NYM s” of English An Interactive, Introductory Lesson on Homonyms, Synonyms, and Antonyms by Lindsey Wells
  2. 2. Types of “NYMs” <ul><li>Homonym </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Synonym </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Antonym </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Concept Map </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> References </li></ul></ul>Quit
  3. 3. Homonyms <ul><li>Definition of Homonym </li></ul><ul><li>Different types of Homonyms </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of Homophones and Homographs </li></ul><ul><li>Games </li></ul>Quit
  4. 4. Types of Homonyms <ul><li>Homophone </li></ul>Homograph Quit
  5. 5. <ul><li>A word that has the same spelling as another word, differs in meaning. </li></ul>A Homograph is… Quit
  6. 6. Examples of Homophones: <ul><li>Pair Pear </li></ul><ul><li>Ant Aunt </li></ul><ul><li>Ball Bawl </li></ul><ul><li>Flour Flower </li></ul>Quit
  7. 7. Examples of Homographs: <ul><li>Mouse Mouse </li></ul><ul><li>Bat Bat </li></ul><ul><li>Pit Pit </li></ul><ul><li>Scale Scale </li></ul>Quit
  8. 8. Synonyms are… <ul><li>Two different words that mean the same thing. </li></ul>Quit
  9. 9. Synonyms <ul><li>Definition of Synonym </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of Synonyms </li></ul><ul><li>Games </li></ul>Quit
  10. 10. Examples of Synonyms: <ul><li>Dog Canine </li></ul><ul><li>Walk Stroll </li></ul><ul><li>Hat Cap </li></ul><ul><li>House Home </li></ul>Quit
  11. 11. Antonym <ul><li>Definition of Antonym </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of Antonyms </li></ul><ul><li>Games </li></ul>Quit
  12. 12. Antonyms are… <ul><li>pairs of words that have opposite meanings </li></ul>Quit
  13. 13. Examples of Antonyms: <ul><li>Cold </li></ul><ul><li>Dry </li></ul><ul><li>Wet </li></ul><ul><li>Black </li></ul><ul><li>White </li></ul><ul><li>On </li></ul><ul><li>Off </li></ul><ul><li>Hot </li></ul>Quit
  14. 14. A Homonym is…. <ul><li>One word that has two or more independent meanings </li></ul>Quit
  15. 15. A Homophone is… <ul><li>a word that sounds the same as another word but differs in meaning AND spelling . </li></ul>* Click here to view a video on Homophones! Quit
  16. 16. Games <ul><li>Homophone Games </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“Word Confusion” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Memory Matching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Word Pop-up </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Homograph Game </li></ul><ul><li>“Jeopardy” style </li></ul>Quit
  17. 17. Games <ul><li>Concentration </li></ul><ul><li>Word Match-Up </li></ul><ul><li>Choose from lots of other games and activities here! </li></ul>Quit
  18. 18. <ul><li>Matching </li></ul><ul><li>Choose from lots of different games and activities here! </li></ul>Games Quit
  19. 19. References <ul><li>Readquarium.com </li></ul><ul><li>Quia.com </li></ul><ul><li>Teachertube.com </li></ul><ul><li>How English Works: A Linguistic Introduction –Anne Curzan </li></ul>Quit
  20. 20. Main Homophones Homonyms Synonyms “ NYMs” Antonyms Definition Definition Definition Types Homographs Games Games Games Different Games Different Games Different Games Examples Examples Examples Homophones Homographs Concept Map *Note: All slides under “Main” have the option to go back to “Main” or “Quit.” Quit

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