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Practicing Homophones
Create pairs of index cards with homophone pairs written on them. Divide students into groups of two and give each pair a set of homophone cards.
Homophones Word List
Homophones are words that sound alike but they have different meanings and spellings. Circle the homophones in each sentence. 1.
Homophones 1 Across Down 1. threw 4. stairs 6. buy 8. meat 9. pear
Homophones 1. 1. 2.
Homophone Clues
Page 1. Name: Page 1 of 2. Homophone Clues.

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Start me up
There's also some fun word games too, like one that asks you to pick the right homophone ( so "there's" no way "their" similar-sounding words will get mixed up). Buy it for $66.60 at Amazon.
Car sticker seen as harassment by city manager
By Christian Burkin STOCKTON - Last week, City Manager Bob Deis discovered affixed to the rear bumper of his Toyota Prius a sticker depicting a popular comic strip character urinating on a pair of dice, a homophone of his last name.
A Random Friday Poll: One Space or Two Between Sentences?
Be it confusion over a homophone, misuse of a hyphen, or incorrect placement of a semicolon, every grammar Nazi has a special place reserved in his heart for the idiot who screws these things up.
Hate Mail: And now, quantity and quality
that applies to me for sending hate mail about your Hate Mail ... but last week was really weak (homophone). Not the usual Thursday pick-me-up.
Clearing the air
But instead of the Chinese character han, which means to protect, it had a homophone, which means to shake. On May 14, the Palace Museum refused to admit the mistake; but on May 16, it apologized on its micro blog.

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Homophone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A homophone is a word that is pronounced the same as another word but differs in meaning.
Homophones - Your Complete List of Homophones
Homophones - A complete list of English HOMOPHONES.
Homophone | Define Homophone at
Homophone definition at, a free online dictionary with pronunciation, synonyms and translation. Look it up now!
Homephones are words that sound the same but have different spellings/ meanings. This page will teach you many homophones in English.
Suber & Thorpe, "An English Homophone Dictionary"
Homophones are words of the same language that are pronounced alike even if they differ in spelling, meaning, or origin, such as "pair" and "pear".

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