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					Today we will determine what
HOMOPHONES are.
       determine= figure out
Read the following sentences:

Do you want t0 go to
the park?            I have two pencils.


Do the words to and two sound the same?
•Yes
Do they mean the same?
•No
Homophones: two or more words that sound
alike but are spelled differently and have different
meanings.
 Example:
 Do you want to go to the park?
 “To” in this sentence means where you’re going.
 I have two pencils.
 “Two” in this sentence means the number.
 The words “to” and “two” are homophones because
  they sound the same, but are spelled different and
  have different meanings
What is a homophone?
Why are two and to homophones?
We are now going to learn more words that are
               homophones.
 Buy– I want to buy those shoes.
 Bye—My mom said bye to me this morning.


  Their—Their parents are going to be mad.
  There—My house is over there.
  They’re—They’re going to the zoo tomorrow.

  One—I have one sister.
  Won—We won the basketball game yesterday.

Here—The teacher said, “Come over here.”
Hear—The room was so noisy that I couldn’t hear the speaker.
Night—I had a lot of homework last night.
Knight—The knight rescued the princess.




Right—I had the right answer.
Write—You need to write a paragraph for homework.



Knows—He always knows the right answer.
Nose—I had a pimple on my nose.



Soar—I love to watch eagles soar across the sky.
Sore—My legs were sore after running five miles.
How do I choose the correct
homophone for a sentence?
1. Read the sentence.
    • My team ______ the championship.
2. Think: What is the sentence about?
    • A team and a championship.
3. Look at the homophone definitions.
    • Which word can fit with the context clues?
4. Choose and write the best homophone for the
     sentence.
    • My team won the championship.
       Let’s Practice the Steps
              Together!
1. Read the sentence.
   During the test, we had to _______ the main idea and three
    details.
2. Think: What is the sentence about?
   There is a test; did something with main ideas and details
3. Look at the homophone definitions.
   What is something you can do with main ideas and details?
4. Choose and write the best homophone for the
  sentence.
   During the test, we had to write the main idea and three
    details.
       Practice Steps 1 and 2
1. Read the sentence.    After you go to the
2. Think: What is the    gym, you will be
 sentence about?         _______.
Let’s do Step 3 and 4 together
3. Look at the homophone           After you go to the
      definitions.                 gym, you will be
       How will I be after the
        gym?
                                   sore.
4. Choose and write the
      best homophone for the
      sentence.
Now do all the steps and fill in the correct
homograph in the following sentence:
1. Read the sentence.      I always take a
2. Think: What is the      shower at _______
   sentence about?         because in the
3. Look at the             morning, I don’t
   homophone               have time.
   definitions.
4. Choose and write the
   best homophone for
   the sentence.
Why is it important to know
homophones?
 It’s important to know homophones so
  we can understand the sentence
  we can be better readers
  we can write sentences correctly
Let’s review what we learned:
 What is a homophone?
 Why are “there,” “their” and “they’re” homophones?
 What do you think is the most important reason to
 know homophones?

				
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