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Making Sense of Homographs
Students investigate the relationship between parts of speech and pronunciation of stress homographs. For this homographs lesson, students use the Visual Thesaurus to define the word "homograph", brainstorm different pairs of homographs, identify the part of speech and stressed syllables of pairs of homographs, and complete a worksheet about stress homographs.
3rd - 12th Language Arts 47 Views 117 Downloads
Choose the Homograph
Practice homographs with this fun activity! Learners choose the meanings of ten homographs based on the sentence's context clues. The activity has a picture of bats - one flying mammal, and one used in baseball. Use this resource as a homework assignment or a warm-up activity.
7th - 9th Language Arts 41 Views 122 Downloads
Making Sense of Homographs
What is a homograph? Develop your students' vocabulary with a word association tool. Language arts classes discover what a homograph is and how it can be used as a visual thesaurus. They discover the other uses for homographs such as linking brainstorming ideas to a subject.
3rd - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 373 Downloads
What are Homographs?
Take a minute to introduce your class to homographs. Because the differences in the meanings of these words is not minute, and because no word bank is provided, some learners might struggle. However, the provided answer key means you can bank on their success.
6th - 8th Language Arts 13 Views 20 Downloads
Identify the Homographs
To conduct an orchestra, a conductor’s conduct must be above reproach. What fun! Light a match under your readers by having them read a series of definitions and find the homograph that matches. If students don’t contest, you could conduct this exercise as a contest.
6th - 8th Language Arts 12 Views 34 Downloads
Complete the Story with Homographs
Why are homographs so tricky? They have the same spelling, but they have different meanings. After completing this reading passage with the correct words, look at each homograph listed and encourage your class members to find the alternative meaning.
5th - 6th Language Arts 16 Views 79 Downloads
Instant Spelling Activity: Homographs
Students identify homographs. In this homograph lesson, students listen to a sentence that contains a homograph to identify the homograph. Students choose 16 homographs to put in a BINGO grid. Students write sentences that contain a pair of the homographs selected, then use the grid to play BINGO.
6th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 40 Downloads
Homographs and Homophones
Fourth graders complete a crossword puzzle. In this homophones and homographs lesson, 4th graders define homographs and look at examples. Students contrast homographs and homophones. Students complete a worksheet where they fill in a crossword puzzle on homographs and homophones.
4th Language Arts 11 Views 53 Downloads
There are eight homograph riddles here: can your scholars figure them out? For each, there are three definitions and a picture. Learners use the picture and multiple meanings as clues, recording a word that matches all three. They read an example before trying on their own.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 21 Views 67 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Homophones and Homographs
Getting tired of correcting to, two, and too? What about weather and whether? Use a thorough lesson on homophones and homographs to clear up those differences. Fourth and fifth graders identify which words sound the same and are spelled differently, and which words sound the same and are spelled the same, such as match and match.
4th - 5th Language Arts 48 Views 72 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Not all homographs are the same! Actually, that's exactly what the definition means; the spelling is the same, but the meanings are different! Look at some common homographs with your class. Example words include: bow, desert, produce, wind, subject, and bass.
5th - 7th Language Arts 6 Views 40 Downloads
In this recognizing meanings and usages of homophones/ homographs learning exercise, students read sentences containing both homophones and a definition and underline the word in the sentence that matches the definition. Students identify 10 homographs.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 9 Views 146 Downloads
In this language arts worksheet, students learn that a homograph has the same spelling as another word but a different meaning and sometimes a different pronunciation. On these 3 pages, students study 5 examples of homographs which have sentences and are illustrated.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 9 Views 13 Downloads
Students practice expanding their vocabulary by defining words based on the context of the sentence they are in. In this grammar lesson, students define the words homograph and homophone and give examples of each. Students collaborate in small groups to create sentences which include homographs which other groups must identify.
4th - 9th Language Arts 26 Views 198 Downloads
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Middle schoolers participate in word work and vocabulary building before reading an online article. They complete worksheets or an online quiz the focuses on homographs. They write a diary entry.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads