This lesson on homophones will engage junior students and challenge them to write thoughtfully. Includes a group game and an independent writing activity with extra challenges for advanced learners.
Curriculum connections - LANGUAGE:
-Read and understand most high-frequency words and many regularly used words, in a variety of reading contexts.
-Predict the meaning of and rapidly solve unfamiliar words using different types of cues
-Spell familiar words correctly
-Spell unfamiliar words using a variety of strategies that involve understanding of word structures and word meanings
-Use parts of speech appropriately to communicate their meaning clearly
-Confirm word meanings or word choice using several different types of resources
-Use punctuation to help communicate their intended meaning