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Word Study Station #3 Before beginning, get Station #3 Worksheet from Folder A. …then click to proceed to the next slide. Allen May 2012
Read the following and then think about your answer… A Shetland Pony walked into a McDonalds and waited in line to place his order. When his turn finally came, he said (in a soft raspy voice), “I’ll have the Hamburger Happy Meal with a Coke please.” The woman behind the counter frowned and replied, “Sir, you’ll have to speak up. I can’t hear you.” The pony looked at her and repeated (same soft raspy voice), “I’ll have the Hamburger Happy Meal with a Coke please.” The woman frowned again, looked rather aggravated and said sharply, “Sir, I still can’t hear you. There are lots of people waiting in line. You’ll have to speak up or leave the restaurant.” The pony smiled understandingly and replied (same soft raspy voice), “I’m sorry. You’ve got to excuse me. I’m just a little hoarse.” Why is this joke funny?
What do you call two words that sound the same, but have different meanings? Homonyms! Or is it Homophones? Maybe Homographs? Anyone?
Consider how we learned to make meaning through defining root words and affixes… This is a perfect example… homo– (prefix…) means same nym (root word) means name phone (root word) means sound graph (root word) means writing…
Consider how we learned to make meaning through defining root words and affixes… Combine them and you come up with very close translations that describe their actual function… Homo + Nym = Homonym = Same Name Homo + Phone = Homophone = Same Sound Homo + Graph = Homograph = Same Writing
For a more formal definition, use the following link and complete the first row of the table on your Worksheet… Homonyms, Homophones, and Homographs - Defined... After you have defined the above, complete the next row by providing at least two (2) examples for each…
Click to view the video. List the homophones on your worksheet.
Working with a partner, Select one of pair of homophones from the video. Using your selection, write a humorous paragraph similar to the one about “the hoarse horse…” Make sure both authors’ names are on your completed work and submit to Mrs. Allen.
Carefully examine each of these book titles then answer the questions on the worksheet.
Complete Academic Workout #80 Worksheet (Folder B) Talk to the text as you review the notes at the top of the page… On your own, and to the best of your ability, complete the entire worksheet.
After Completing the Worksheet: Use the answer key (found in Folder C) to check and correct your answers. Review your notes and move on to the next slide…
Now, Take the Assessment… Get the Assessment, AW #80 Problem Word Pairs: Review and Quiz, from Folder D When completed, submit to Mrs. Allen or Miss Folk for grading Submit your Station #3 Worksheet as well… Move on to your next Word Study Station…
Works Cited/Utilized Burke, Jim. Academic Workout: Reading and Language Arts. Waltham, MA: First Choice Education Group, 2006. Print. "Homonyms, Homophones and Homographs." Spelling & Vocabulary Website: SpellingCity. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Apr. 2012.. MLA formatting by BibMe.org.
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