Reading and Writing Rocks Yellow / Lesson 7: Homonyms
The vocabulary word is homophones.
What are these words?
The first part is homo : which means same
The second part is phone : which means sound
So the word homophone means same sound. When we use the word homophone to talk about words we are talking about 2 words that sound the same but are spelled differently. The 2 words also have two different meanings.
Homophones are 2 words that:
Here are some more homophones to read:
This activity will help you get ready for your worksheets.
You will read a sentence and pick which homophone has the right meaning to complete the
After you complete all of the sentences you can check your answers. Click on the check your answer button at the bottom of the page.
When you are ready Click on the button to go to this online activity.
What is the difference between homophones and rhyming words? I know they both have something to do with words sounding the same. Can you tell from these examples:
to, too,two slap, lap, sap
Homophones are words that sound the same but have different meanings.
Rhyming words are words that belong to the same word family, have several letters in common, and have different meanings.
You will play a rhyming word game to remind you of the difference.
I hope you like the game of baseball! This activity is about rhyming words and is played like a
The pitcher will throw balls at you. You must click on the ball if it rhymes with the word on the board.
This board lets you know what word you are rhyming with
You get to play until you get three outs. You can strike out for missing rhyming words and you can get called out for hitting a ball that does not rhyme.
What words would rhyme with win? Pin, thin, fin, chin, tin, win.
Click on the button when you are ready to play ball!
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