Homo means same.
Phone means sounds.
Homophone means the same sound.
Homophones are words that sound the same,
but they have different meanings
and are spelt differently.
Task 1: Use the correct homophone in each sentence.
1)I go to church on a Sunday morning/mourning.
2)Tom past/passed his driving test yesterday.
3)Ruby led/lead her football team to victory.
4)Felt tips are my favourite stationary/stationery.
5)Tony has cereal/serial for breakfast every morning.
6)The bride walked down the isle/aisle in the church.
7)Sue read the story aloud/allowed to the children.
8)The first draft/draught of the novel was complete.
Task 2: Write a sentence using the word:
Many homophones end in –ice and –ise.
If a homophone ends in –ice, it is a noun.
If a homophone ends in –ise, it is a verb.
Challenge: Draw a picture or write a sentence to help you remember what each homophone means or how to spell them.