Commonly Confused Words by cTLPdQ

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Vocabulary
Define the following terms in your own words:

Homonym:


Homophone:


Enunciation:


Look up the following homophones in the dictionary and provide the
correct definition for each:

Homophones                                 Definition
a lot
allot

to
too
two

its
it’s

right
write
rite

their
they’re
Circle the word to correctly complete each of the following sentences:

Our guide (led, lead) us to the picnic spot on the trail.

We were exploring the (desert, dessert) to find any signs of life.

We tried to stay awake during the movie, but we were so (bored, board).

I am going to (lay, lie) out in the sun to get a suntan.

When you see a stop sign, you have to apply pressure to the (break,
brake) pedal to stop.

I would like to see (you’re, your) backpack to check your homework.

(Lie, Lay) the tablecloth on top of the table, then set the table.

My favorite (dessert, desert) is turtle cake from the Coppermill.

(It’s, Its) only going to take about fifteen minutes to finish my homework.



Explain how enunciation can help you use words correctly. Use words
from the Commonly Confused Words list to illustrate your explanation:

								
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