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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 28 Views 69 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 56 Views 76 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Choose the Homograph
Practice homographs with this fun worksheet! Learners choose the meanings of ten homographs based on the sentence's context clues. The worksheet 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 50 Views 126 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 17 Views 37 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 23 Views 84 Downloads
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 9 Views 43 Downloads
Making Sense of Homographs
Students investigate the relationship between parts of speech and pronunciation of stress homographs. In this homographs instructional activity, 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 53 Views 124 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 23 Views 379 Downloads
Unlocking the Secrets: Homophones and Homographs
Homophones and homographs are the focus of this language arts PowerPoint. Learners are coached on the meanings of these parts of speech, then attempt to select the correct word in a variety of slides. A very nice presentation on these tricky words!
3rd - 4th Language Arts 7 Views 36 Downloads
All For One
Homographs can be a source of great confusion and frustration for young readers as they work to expand their vocabulary. Help them to overcome this challenge with this collaborative vocabulary activity. Given a deck of cards with different homographs printed on them, pairs of learners take turns drawing cards as they work together to determine two definitions for each word, before finally writing sentences that demonstrate both meanings.
1st - 5th Language Arts 12 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Goldie Girl and There, Their, and They're: Homophones and Homographs
Instruct your class on homonyms and homophones. Learners take a pre-test and examine a list of homophones. They also play online word games to practice spelling and usage and write a fairy tale in which they use at least 10 homophones. This resource is somewhat vague and is more like an outline.
8th Language Arts 10 Views 54 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 13 Views 55 Downloads
Basic Linguistics: Fun Trivia Quiz
Meta-cognition can transform learning. If your syllabus includes linguistics to enhance learners' comprehension and expression in English, here is an interactive online quiz to assess what they have learned. Titled "Basic Linguistics," the resource spans a considerable range of linguistic vocabulary and concepts, from syntax and morphology to cultural and socio-linguistics.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 16 Views 51 Downloads
In this recognizing meanings and usages of homophones/ homographs worksheet, 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 10 Views 147 Downloads