For this homonym worksheet, students learn what homonyms are and underline the two homonyms in each sentence on this worksheet. There are 10 sentences on the page, but the first one is completed as an example for the students.
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Commonly Confused Words: Still More Homonyms
This online, interactive worksheet includes 25 multiple choice questions that require choosing between 2-3 commonly confused homonyms (i.e., vein, vane, vain). The answer for each is available from a drop down list. This would be...
6th - 10th English Language Arts
When Is a Noun a Verb? Examining Double Duty Words
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...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Search for Synonyms: A Thesaurus Lesson
Use a thesaurus to define and learn synonyms for words and improve a piece of their writing. Students highlight weak words, use the thesaurus to find stronger synonyms, and edit their stories. This lesson allows learners to understand...
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Adapting the Game Concentration
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...
1st - 12th English Language Arts