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Homophones

SCOS objectives:
Language Arts:
1.4 - Increase sight vocabulary
1.5 -Use word reference
materials to confirm decoding
skills, verify spelling, and extend
meanings of words
Technology:
2.9 Identify, discuss and use multimedia
tools
3.4 Identify, discuss, and use multimedia to present
ideas/concepts/information in a variety of ways
Essential Question

How can under-


standing homophones
help you increase
your vocabulary?
Homophones are
words that sound the same,
are spelled differently,
and have different meanings
ex.

blew blue
Foul
A violation of the rules of a sports game.
Fowl
any of several birds like
chickens and ducks
Ball
A round body used in games
Bawl
to cry loudly
read
to understand the meaning of
something written
reed
the straight stalk of any of
various grasses growing in
marshy places
rain
water that falls in drops
from the sky
rein
a leather strap fastened
to the end of a bridle
bough
a branch of a tree
bow
to bend the body or head,
as in salutation
bawl when he
1. The man wanted to _____
ball
lost his favorite _____.

rein tightly in the


2.I held the ____
pouring ___.
rain
read a story about a
3. Megan will ____
reed
___ that grows on the riverbank.

bow under the _____


4. Take a ____ bough of
the Christmas tree.
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