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Homophone definition, Phonetics. a word pronounced the same as another but differing in meaning, whether spelled the same way or not, as heir and air.

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Practicing homophones (PDF)
each pair come up with a sentence for each homophone to share with the class. See ... Read definition of homophone; match words to make homophones.
Homophones - Super Teacher Worksheets
Homophones. Choose a word from the box to complete each sentence. Word Box there their they're wear where to two too won one.
Homophone Clues - Super Teacher Worksheets
Homophone Clues. Write the correct word for each clue. 1.
Homophones Word List
Homophones Word List ad/add in/inn sail/sale aloud/allowed its/it's sea/see alter/ altar knew/new seam/seem ate/eight knight/night sew/so/sow beat/beet knot/not.
Homophones from the Homophone Word List written on sentence strips (one word per strip). • Homophone Bingo Cards (attached). • Homophone Word Cards  ...

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A Homophone for Cherry
cherry-marilyn (iStock). Jim Eychaner in Sacramento, California, writes: Good puzzle, except that the word “cherry” is also a homophone with “chary.” (December 20, 2015).
Close but Not Quite
We think we know what these words mean. We almost know what they mean. But we don't, not quite.
It's Pi Day; here's where to celebrate with pie
March 14 is Pi Day, since the numerical date represents the first three numbers in the world's most famous mathematical constant. Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter.
Zach LaVine will guest star on Disney's 'Kirby Buckets'
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine is 21. The Washington state native was a 2014 Pac-12 All-Freshman Team honoree when he played with the UCLA Bruins. (Pioneer Press: Sherri LaRose-Chiglo).
The Zika conundrum: How Tata Motors recovered from a bad case of homophone
Homophones are words that though spelt differently, sound the same. Like Zika, the disease spread by the infected Aedes mosquito. And Zica, the hatchback from the Tata Motors stable.

Suggested Web Resources

Homophone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A homophone is a word that is pronounced the same as another word but differs in meaning, and may differ in spelling. The words may be spelled the same, ...
Your Complete List of Homophones at
A homophone is a word that sounds like another word, but has a different spelling and meaning. is user-friendly, searchable database of  ...
Homophone | Define Homophone at
Homophone definition, Phonetics. a word pronounced the same as another but differing in meaning, whether spelled the same way or not, as heir and air.
List of English Homophones - Singularis Ltd
Homophones. This is a list of British-English homophones. See the explanation page for details of the inclusion criteria.
Homophones - All About Learning Press
Students often find homophones interesting and it can be fun teaching them! You may like to teach them as they come up in everyday spelling and reading, ...

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