homophones by liwenting


       What are homophones?
Examples:        there       they’re     their

                  two         too         to

                 buy         by          bye

                 principal   principle

Homophones are words that sound the same but
have different meanings and usually different
Let’s start with……………
    their      they’re       there
Their shows ownership or possession

                 Their dog is soooooo cute!

                  Their clothes are very colorful.
their      they’re        there (cont.)
  They’re is a contraction for “they are”.

                     They’re lifting weights.

                     They’re swimming together.
 their they’re            there (cont.)
There means in or at that place …
      We went there last winter.
      Your hat is over there.

There also means in that matter, particular, or
      His anger was justified there.
      There was no reason to get so angry.
                Let’s Practice…..
(Their, they’re, there) going to a Nickelback concert
next week.

(Their, they’re, there) house is on the other side of

 I don’t know if (their, they’re, there) going with us to
 the movies.

  I would like to sit over (Their, they’re, there), please.
          Still practicing………….
(Their, they’re, there) is no reason to get so upset.

If (their, they’re, there) dog is not chained up, I am
not going in (their, they’re, there) yard.

(Their, they’re, there) school has a fantastic band.

Will you be (their, they’re, there) after school?

 (Their, they’re, there) will be no recess on Mondays,
 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

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