This interesting and engaging double lesson enables students to define what homophones are, use a range of homophones correctly, and to be able to explain why homophones have been used correctly or incorrectly.
Throughout this lesson, students learn through a range of stimulating and interactive challenges and games, which logically guide them towards the learning objectives. Examples of these are homophones pictionary, crosswords, and the creation of homophones advice posters. Over the course of this lesson, they learn by:
- Defining and identifying homophones;
- Finding spelling patterns in a variety of homophones;
- Advising others on how to remember to spell tricky homophones correctly;
- Collaborating on a range of group activities;
- Self-evaluating through frequent AfL tasks, in order to observe their progress through the lesson.
This resource pack includes:
- A visually engaging whole-lesson PowerPoint presentation;
- Word cards for the Pictionary game;
- Worksheet with homophones questions;
- Challenging homophones crossword;
- Two varied AfL question sheets, for gauging progress through the lesson;
- A detailed lesson plan, complete with what the teacher and students should aim to achieve at each stage of the lesson.
All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of the PowerPoint.