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139 resources with the keyterm homonyms

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Adapting the Game Concentration

For Teachers 1st - 12th
I love classroom games, and this plan deftly describes how you can use the game Concentration across the curriculum to reinforce skills. I wish I would have thought of this when I was teaching this age level. These kinds of games are...
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Homophone Cartoons

For Teachers 5th - 7th
A terrific lesson on homophones awaits your youngsters. First, pupils access a website that contains lists of homophones. Then, it's time to get creative! Everyone gets a piece of poster board and they create a homophone cartoon -...
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Weight Loss

For Teachers 6th - 7th
This prereading guide has a list of potential vocabulary words, a writing assignment that asks readers to rewrite the story in a different tone, and a list of homonyms  (since the story is about confusing words). The very last activity...
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What Makes Jokes Funny?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Explore how language is used for comic effect. Middle schoolers determine which of the three formulas for jokes (double meanings, unexpected outcome, humorous mental image) make each of 18 classic, corny examples funny. They complete a...
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When Is a Noun a Verb? Examining Double Duty Words

For Teachers 6th - 9th
The New York Times' Learning Network provides great lessons! This one uses articles from the paper to help readers understand homonyms like mail (verb and noun). It also includes an exercise in reading informational text. Links to the...
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The 6th Dimension

For Teachers 4th - 6th
What are the six traits of writing anyway? Young writers focus on ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions to assess additions to their writing portfolio. They will create and add to a writing portfolio...
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For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Nineteen sets of homonyms are listed in this colorful PowerPoint. Each set is on its own slide with accompanying images to help understanding. This is a fabulous presentation to show during your homonyms lesson!
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My Blackberry Isn't Working

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
This worksheet starts out on a strong note by using a humorous video called "My Blackberry Is Not Working" from BBC One to teach parody. While they watch the short video, viewers fill out a chart about the electronic brands, noting any...
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Basic Linguistics: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
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,"...
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The Pillsbury Doughboy

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Mourning the death of the Pillsbury Doughboy (from a yeast infection and pokes in the belly), this presentation discusses the use of puns, metaphors, and polysemes. The slide show continues by discussing other popular metaphors and...
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Troublesome Homonyms

For Teachers 2nd
Looking for an excellent lesson plan on homonyms for your young readers? This lesson plan is worth a look! After a lecture/demo on homonyms, 2nd graders brainstorm homonyms that are put on a large sheet of paper on the bulletin board....
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Homonyms - Quiz 13

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this homonyms worksheet, students fill in the blanks to sentences with the appropriate homonym. Students complete 20 sentences.
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For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this homonyms worksheet, students fill in the blanks to sentences with the correct homonyms. Students complete 10 sentences where they are given the choice of 2 homonyms for each sentence.
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Homonyms 2

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this vocabulary skills worksheet, students read 10 sentences and fill in the blanks in each sentence with the appropriate homonyms.
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All Right, All Ready...All Together! Grammar Practice

For Students 6th - 8th
Are you all ready, already? Do your kids confuse all right with alright? All ready with already? All together with altogether? Use this worksheet to clear things up! After defining each term and its homonym, examples are provided that...
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Vocabulary: Identify and Define Multiple Meaning Words in Context

For Teachers 1st
Context can make all the difference. Early readers discover the importance and usefulness of context by examining the word bark in a variety of sentences. Each sentence provides learners with a context they can use to determine the...
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Commonly Confused Words: More Homonyms

For Students 4th
Understanding the spelling and meaning of homophones is particularly difficult for English language learners. This online quiz focuses on 20 different sets of homophones. The learner reads the sentence and decides which word fits best. 
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Easily Confused Words: Lead and Led

For Students 3rd - 4th
Although not quite as confusing as their, they're, and there, many people have difficulty with lead, lead (the toxic metallic), and led. Review these basic sentences with your third and fourth graders, and have them complete the short...
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For Students 4th - 5th
For this homonyms worksheet, learners analyze the 3 homonyms listed. Students complete sentences with the correct homonyms. There are 5 questions and an answer sheet is included. Note that the resource uses the alternative word "spelt"...
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Learning About Homonyms

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
I don't know why but I love teaching homonym lessons. This one encourages learners to look up and write a definition for a set of 10 different homonyms. Tip: Put new knowledge to the test and have the class fix a story that contains...
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Are You a Super Sign Speler or Speller?

For Teachers K - 6th
Why is spelling important? Develop your class' spelling skills. They examine examples of homonyms, heteronyms, and creative spelling. They also photograph misspellings in the real world in order to discover the importance of spelling...
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To, Too, or Two

For Students 3rd - 8th
Illuminate the difference between to, too, and two with this learning exercise. For this activity, learners complete each sentence correctly by filling in each blank with either to, too, or two. After they fill in all twelve blanks, they...
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Nym Family

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
List and identify words for each part of the "Nym" family: synonyms, antonyms and homonyms. Middle schoolers place words in the correct category, then find the corresponding mate in a dictionary or thesaurus.
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Poetry in Motion

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders answer questions about "From a Railway Carriage." They discuss different poetical forms. They work together to write a poem about travel.