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Today we will determine what HOMOPHONES are. determine= figure out
Read the following sentences: Do you want t0 go to the park? I have two pencils. Do the words to and two sound the same? Yes Do they mean the same? No
Homophones: two or more words that sound alike but are spelled differently and have different meanings. Example: Do you want to go to the park? To in this sentence means where youre going. I have two pencils. Two in this sentence means the number. The words to and two are homophones because they sound the same, but are spelled different and have different meanings What is a homophone? Why are two and to homophones?
We are now going to learn more words that are homophones. Buy– I want to buy those shoes. ByeMy mom said bye to me this morning. TheirTheir parents are going to be mad. ThereMy house is over there. TheyreTheyre going to the zoo tomorrow. OneI have one sister. WonWe won the basketball game yesterday. HereThe teacher said, Come over here. HearThe room was so noisy that I couldnt hear the speaker.
NightI had a lot of homework last night. KnightThe knight rescued the princess. RightI had the right answer. WriteYou need to write a paragraph for homework. KnowsHe always knows the right answer. NoseI had a pimple on my nose. SoarI love to watch eagles soar across the sky. SoreMy legs were sore after running five miles.
How do I choose the correct homophone for a sentence? 1.Read the sentence. My team ______ the championship. 2.Think: What is the sentence about? A team and a championship. 3.Look at the homophone definitions. Which word can fit with the context clues? 4.Choose and write the best homophone for the sentence. My team won the championship.
Lets Practice the Steps Together! 1. Read the sentence. During the test, we had to _______ the main idea and three details. 2. Think: What is the sentence about? There is a test; did something with main ideas and details 3. Look at the homophone definitions. What is something you can do with main ideas and details? 4. Choose and write the best homophone for the sentence. During the test, we had to write the main idea and three details.
Practice Steps 1 and 2 1. Read the sentence. 2. Think: What is the sentence about? After you go to the gym, you will be _______.
Lets do Step 3 and 4 together 3. Look at the homophone definitions. How will I be after the gym? 4. Choose and write the best homophone for the sentence. After you go to the gym, you will be sore.
Now do all the steps and fill in the correct homograph in the following sentence: 1. Read the sentence. 2. Think: What is the sentence about? 3. Look at the homophone definitions. 4. Choose and write the best homophone for the sentence. I always take a shower at _______ because in the morning, I dont have time.
Why is it important to know homophones? Its important to know homophones so we can understand the sentence we can be better readers we can write sentences correctly
Lets review what we learned: What is a homophone? Why are there, their and theyre homophones? What do you think is the most important reason to know homophones?