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Differentiating 14 sets of homonyms.

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  • 1. Homonymstheir tothere twotheyre too hear here yourits youreits
  • 2. Homonyms are words that: sound alike are spelled differently have different meanings See examples below:
  • 3. Lets look at some common homonyms!Word Definition Picture their possessive of they (their child) there location theyre contraction for they are Write a sentence correctly using at least two of the above homonyms.
  • 4. More Work with HomonymsWord Definition Picture to direction too excessive; in addition two number Which homonym means very?
  • 5. Its vs. ItsWord Definition Picture its possessive of it is its contraction of it is Rewrite the following sentence using a homonym: The dogs leash is long.
  • 6. Youre vs. YourWord Definition Picture youre contraction of you are your possessive of you Which homonym shows ownership?
  • 7. Hear vs. HereWord Definition Picture hear to listen here location If youre asking someone to come towards you, which homonym is correct?
  • 8. Right vs. WriteWord Definition Pictureright correct; directionIf you are creatingpoetry, whichhomonym is mostsuitable?write to produce words
  • 9. Peace vs. Piece Word Definition Picture peace calm piece part of a wholeFor the two homonymsabove, use the firsthomonym in a socialstudies context, andthe second one in amathematics concept.
  • 10. More Practice with HomonymsWrite a poem, using the following homonyms: there, theyre, their too, to, two its, its youre, your right, write hear, here
  • 11. References/Acknowledgments Microsoft PowerPoint Slideshare Music: Sam Levines Smooth Praise