Homonyms and Homophones by hMe9pu2

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									Homonyms and Homophones



           ISAT Prep
Homonyms

   Homonyms are words that sound the
    same, and are spelled the same, but have
    different meanings.

Example: Stalk
1. The corn stalk is tall.
2. Paparazzi stalk famous people.

       Homo = same         Nym = name
Homophones

   Homophones are words that sound the
    same, but are spelled differently and have
    different meanings.

Example: know - no
1. I know all of my neighbors.
2. Hermits have no neighbors.

      Homo = same         phone = sound
                   Practice

1.   I am scared of bats.
2.   I hope some of what I’m saying will stick.
3.   I love going there.
4.   I am too cool.
5.   The teacher is usually right.
Review

   Homonyms are words that have the same
    spelling but mean different things.

   Homophones are words that sound the
    same, but are spelled differently, and
    have different meanings.

								
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