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Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling

 

 

Homophones and Near Homophones

Homophones are sets of words which all sound the same but are spelt differently. For example, see and sea, great and grate.

 

 

Look at the words below. What is similar about these pairs of words? What is different?

 

Task 1:

Think of three sets of words that sound the same but are spelt differently.

 

 

Task 2:

Write out the sentences choosing the correct word. Use a dictionary if you are unsure. You can check your answers below.

 

Answers

 

 

Spelling 

Spellings to learn for this week:

 

  1. break
  2. brake
  3. berry
  4. bury
  5. fair
  6. fare
  7. heel
  8. heal
  9. he'll

 

 

Practise your spellings using some the activities from the Spelling Menu below.

 

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