We know that students learn best when they understand the practical value in each skill, which is why they engage with this activity so well! Students read selected news headlines and determine how to correctly use each pair of homophones in these everyday, real-life examples.
**This PowerPoint focuses on 10 PAIRS of commonly confused words: lose/loose, desert/dessert, peace/piece, ensure/insure, air/heir, hair/hare, tail/tale, feat/feet, die/dye, fairy/ferry
-Editable Instruction Slide includes definition
-Each slide focuses on 2 pairs of homophones
****The PowerPoint is animated to reveal the answers one at a time for an engaging, guided activity!
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TEKS Focus (Oral and Written Conventions/Spelling); 22(C): Spell commonly used homophones, 21(A): Differentiate between commonly confused terms
CCSS/CCR Focus (Language — Vocabulary Acquisition and Use): Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words; L.4.1g. Correctly use frequently confused words
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