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                 To / Too / Two
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                 To
                       When you say this word it usually sounds like ' t - '.

                       Say the sentence quickly and notice the sound of the word 'to'.

                               I went to the cinema to see 'Robin Hood'.

                 Add a couple of sentences using ‘to’.




                 Too
                 When you say this word it usually sounds like 'too'.

                 It usually means either 'as well' or 'excessively'.

                 Say the sentences and notice the sound of the word 'too'.

                          I want one too.
                          He came too late and missed the start of the match.
                          Too many cooks spoil the broth.

                 Add a couple of sentences using ‘too’.




                 Two

                 When you say this word it also sounds like 'too'.
                 It means the number 2.

                          He has two sisters.
                          Two heads are better than one.

                 Add a couple of sentences using ‘two’.




                                                      This resource kindly contributed by Gaye Noel g.noel@parklanecoll.ac.uk Park Lane College, Leeds.
Ww/L1.1 L2.1 Spell correctly words most often used at work, studies & daily life. Understand that spelling of homophones is related to meaning & grammar.
To use this worksheet. If you can’t see the drop down menus next to the shaded words select the Forms toolbar and lock the padlock. Use ‘print layout’.
                                                Sep 2006. To print your own copies of this document visit: http://www.skillsworkshop.org/

                 Practice

                 Complete each sentence by choosing to, too or two from the menu.

                 1. She wanted Choose the correct word go Choose the correct word
                     bed early.


                 2. It's Choose the correct word wet Choose the correct word                                               sit on
                     the grass.


                 3. He was Choose the correct word                              drunk Choose the correct word
                     stand up.


                 4. He only had Choose the correct word                                minutes
                      Choose the correct word                    answer the question.


                 5. Choose the correct word                       go by train will be
                      Choose the correct word                    expensive.


                 6. He had Choose the correct word catch Choose the correct word
                     buses Choose the correct word                          go Choose the correct word work.


                 7. No one is Choose the correct word                              old Choose the correct word
                     learn.


                 8. His Choose the correct word                          friends helped him
                      Choose the correct word                    move house.


                 9. She had Choose the correct word                              take her little sister
                      Choose the correct word .


                 10. She was Choose the correct word                              young
                        Choose the correct word                    join the army.




                                                      This resource kindly contributed by Gaye Noel g.noel@parklanecoll.ac.uk Park Lane College, Leeds.
Ww/L1.1 L2.1 Spell correctly words most often used at work, studies & daily life. Understand that spelling of homophones is related to meaning & grammar.
To use this worksheet. If you can’t see the drop down menus next to the shaded words select the Forms toolbar and lock the padlock. Use ‘print layout’.
                                                Sep 2006. To print your own copies of this document visit: http://www.skillsworkshop.org/

                 Check your answers

                 To / Too / Two

                 1. She wanted to go to bed early.

                 2. It's too wet to sit on the grass.

                 3. He was too drunk to stand up.

                 4. He only had two minutes to answer the question.

                 5. To go by train will be too expensive.

                 6. He had to catch two buses to go to work.

                 7. No one is too old to learn.

                 8. His two friends helped him to move house.

                 9. She had to take her little sister too.

                 10. She was too young to join the army.




                                                      This resource kindly contributed by Gaye Noel g.noel@parklanecoll.ac.uk Park Lane College, Leeds.
Ww/L1.1 L2.1 Spell correctly words most often used at work, studies & daily life. Understand that spelling of homophones is related to meaning & grammar.
To use this worksheet. If you can’t see the drop down menus next to the shaded words select the Forms toolbar and lock the padlock. Use ‘print layout’.

				
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