You can play a relay race to review homophones with your class for a more energetic activity. Divide your class into two groups and have one person from each group come to the front board. Read a sentence which uses one of a pair of homophones. The first student to correctly write that homophone on the board scores a point for his team.Author: Busyteacher Contributor. Homophones are two or more words that sound alike but that are spelled differently and have different meanings. Here are a few homophone pairs: deer and dear, billed and build, and sew, so, and sow. Homophones occur in English because there are multiple ways to spell the same sound. For example.
A collection of downloadable worksheets, exercises and activities to teach Homophones, shared by English language teachers. Welcome to ESL Printables, the website where English Language teachers exchange resources: worksheets, lesson plans, activities, etc. Homophones Pelmanism A more sit down game that can be adapted for homophones is pelmanism (= memory game/pairs). Students spread a set of homophones cards face down on the table and take turns trying to find pairs, e.g. the card that has “fined” and the one with “find”.
Jul 22, 2015 · Give students a copy of Homophone Story: Monster Grammar (parts 1-5) from the Hold the Homophone packet. Have them read through the story and circle the correct homophones as they read through the story. Make sure that students understand that they need to circle the correct word. Review the correct answers to the Homophone Story if time permits.3.5/5(17). Then write a sentence with each word. A B 1. tear (sounds like bear) tear (sounds like fear) The south wanted to tear away from the union. The tear came from a soldier’s wife. 2. wind (sounds like pinned) wind (sounds like find) The wind blew during the stormy nights of battle.