Your students go deep into this forest, and come out homophone champs with this fun resource! Homophones are SO important, but they can't be learned without tons of practice. If that practice isn't fun, the lesson can be lost. This resource uses colorful pictures, easy-to-read sentences and cartoons to grab your student's attention and keep it! Perfect for third graders learning about homophones, fourth graders reviewing homophones, and fifth graders who are struggling with homophones. This resource addresses both Common Core standards, as well as many individual state standards. It is interactive, self-grading, and paperless with your Google classroom, and/or on any SmartBoard, computer or tablet. Be sure to try out the playable preview to see how easy and engaging Boom Cards are for students.
This resource uses a drag and drop format. Be sure and check it out with the playable preview!
This resource includes four cards each of the following homophones that students are most likely to misspell:
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About this Teacher Author
National Board Certified Teacher (2001-2011), Masters in Curriculum, Gifted Certified, Cobb County Elementary Teacher of the Year, Addison Elementary Teacher of the Year, Bullard Elementary Teacher of the Year, Atlanta Journal and Constitution Honor Teacher finalist ($5000 award), District 3 Georgia Science Teacher of the Year, Author of seven books published by The Child's World Press, Wrote online k-12 social studies and language arts curriculum for Coca Cola, curriculum writer for CNN, curriculum writer for American Legacy Publishers 2009-2014, 25 years teaching experience in grades 1st-4th.
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