Homograph Teacher Resources
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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 25 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 50 Views 126 Downloads
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 55 Views 76 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
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 middle schoolers don’t contest, you could conduct this exercise as a contest.
6th - 8th Language Arts 16 Views 36 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 21 Views 83 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 8 Views 42 Downloads
Making Sense of Homographs
Students investigate the relationship between parts of speech and pronunciation of stress homographs. In 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 53 Views 124 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 6 Views 35 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
Instant Spelling Activity: Homographs
Learners identify homographs. For this homograph lesson, students listen to a sentence that contains a homograph to identify the homograph. Learners 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
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 students 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 11 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Explore the multiple meanings of common homographs with this fun language arts activity. Given a series of word webs and a pile of definition cards, children complete each web by matching four different definitions to each target word. A great vocabulary activity to include as part of language arts centers or as an option for early finishers of regular language arts lessons.
1st - 5th Language Arts 9 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Magic Apple
Second graders assimilate information about the origins and purpose of folktales as stories that informed and entertained people around the world. They determine how and why the folktales were handed down and how they changed from country to country.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
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 9 Views 54 Downloads