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Know Your Homophones: Choosing Correctly

In this worksheet, students practise choosing the correct homophone to complete a sentence.

'Know Your Homophones: Choosing Correctly' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  English

Curriculum subtopic:  Spelling: Homophones

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

A homophone is a word that sounds the same as another word but has a different meaning. Many homophones are spelt differently, too.

 

for example:

My grandad has grey hair.

We saw a hare in the middle of the field.

In this worksheet you can practise choosing the correct homophone to complete a sentence. You may need a dictionary to help you if you are not sure which is the right one.

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

An icy wind __________ across the land.

blue

blew

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

Karly was the only one in the class who __________ the answer.

new

knew

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

My mum bought me a new __________ of shoes today.

pair

pear

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

When my dog is happy he wags his __________.

tail

tale

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

We went to Brighton and paddled in the __________.

sea

see

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

Do you __________ where my book is?

no

know

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

Have you __________ from your friend in Canada recently?

herd

heard

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

I tied a firm __________ in the rope to secure the boat.

knot

not

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

Two and two make __________.

for

four

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

My brother was greedy and ate a __________ bar of chocolate in one go.

hole

whole

  • Question 1

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

An icy wind __________ across the land.

CORRECT ANSWER
blew
  • Question 2

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

Karly was the only one in the class who __________ the answer.

CORRECT ANSWER
knew
  • Question 3

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

My mum bought me a new __________ of shoes today.

CORRECT ANSWER
pair
  • Question 4

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

When my dog is happy he wags his __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
tail
  • Question 5

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

We went to Brighton and paddled in the __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
sea
  • Question 6

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

Do you __________ where my book is?

CORRECT ANSWER
know
  • Question 7

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

Have you __________ from your friend in Canada recently?

CORRECT ANSWER
heard
  • Question 8

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

I tied a firm __________ in the rope to secure the boat.

CORRECT ANSWER
knot
  • Question 9

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

Two and two make __________.

CORRECT ANSWER
four
  • Question 10

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

My brother was greedy and ate a __________ bar of chocolate in one go.

CORRECT ANSWER
whole
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