Homophones are a tricky grammar concept for middle school students. This lesson provides quick reference notes for students to use in answering questions identifying the correct homophone and constructing their own sentences to demonstrate mastery.
Use this lesson to refresh the definition of homophones, review 24 homophones using a quick reference chart students fill out, and answer 40 questions to assess mastery.
• Homophones Lesson Plan with notes, fill-in-chart, and 40 practice questions
o Ready to Print PDFs of Student and Teacher Lesson
o Editable Word Document
• Homophones Anchor Chart with definition, common homophones, and example sentences
o Ready to Print PDF & Editable PPT Included
The standards included are (these are aligned to TNReady and the national Common Core Assessment):
• L.7.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Check out these other Grammar Lessons and Assessments:
Comma Rules Anchor Chart
Comparative/Superlative Adjectives and Adverbs
Coordinating and Subordinating Comma Review
Middle School Grammar: Double Negatives
Quotation Marks and Prepositional Phrases Review
(Written by Middle School Writer, Mara Truslow. Copyright 2015.)