Using Homophones

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Never mix up principle and principal again with a helpful homophones worksheet. Featuring ten pairs of words that have the same sounds but different meanings, the worksheet prompts your class to fill in the blanks with the appropriate words according to their definitions.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Include in a language arts homework packet
  • Divide your class into pairs for them to work on the activity together
  • Discuss the ways that the context clues in each sentence can help to define any unfamiliar words
Classroom Considerations

  • Word pairs include some words that learners may not have seen before (hangar, troupe), encouraging them to find definitions in the context of other words
Pros

  • Comes with an answer key for quick assessment
  • Includes a handy word bank for learners to reference
Cons

  • None
Common Core