Homophone ppt

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Homophone ppt

  1. 1. Homophones <ul><li>By: Kristen Stephens </li></ul>CI 350- Assure Plan Powerpoint
  2. 2. What’s a homophone? <ul><li>a word that is pronounced the same as another word, but has a different meaning and usually different spelling </li></ul><ul><li>Words like: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>too, two & to knight & night </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>eight & ate ax & acts flea & flee </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Homophones can be tricky <ul><li>The easiest way to tell homophones apart: pay attention to spelling, and memorize the definition that tags along with the spelling. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>aunt- your father or mothers sister </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ant- a tiny insect </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Homophone hint: <ul><li>Sometimes it is easier to think of the homophones in picture form. Imagine the options in your head, then choose the correct spelling. </li></ul><ul><li>April (read or red) to the kindergarden class. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What are common homophones? Common homophones are those that are used the most frequently. accept - take in except - other than blew- past tense of blow blue - a color eight - number after 7 ate- past tense of eat bare- uncovered bear- animal flour- cooking ingredient flower- plant poll- survey/vote pole- a long stick
  6. 6. What are common homophones? Sometimes words have three homophones Words with three homophones can be tricky! buy- to purchase by- near to bye- goodbye to- directed towards too- also two- number after 1 their - belonging to someone they’re- they are there- direction
  7. 7. Keep track! <ul><li>Keep a list of the homophones you get confused with at your desk or in a notebook. </li></ul><ul><li>Make 2 columns. Put the homophones side by side and definition underneath. If there are 3 homophones, add another column. </li></ul>homophone 1 - brief definition homophone 2 - brief definition
  8. 8. Is the list helpful? <ul><li>Making your list will help you memorize the homophones that are confusing to you. It will also give you a reference to look back on. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Wait, what are homophones? <ul><li>Homophones are two or three words that are pronounced the same, but have different spelling and a different meaning. </li></ul>eight- like a number ate- past tense of eat

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