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Many of the most commonly misspelled words in the English language are the same ones that have been giving students problems for many years. These include 12 commonly misspelled homonyms or near-homonyms.
These words include:
The following long lesson(s) includes clear explanations and examples of each set of homonyms. This is followed by LOTS of practice sentences – more than 100 practice sentences, grouped by homonym group.
Finally, there is a 33-question quiz (or test), which is mix-and-match and includes all the homonyms. The quiz includes an answer key. An excellent beginning-of-year lesson! You can devote three class periods to this lesson, or spread out among several days. Help your students master these common, but easily misspelled words.