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Distinguish Between Common Homophones 1

In this worksheet, students practise distinguising between common homophones by considering their meaning in a sentence.

'Distinguish Between Common Homophones 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   English

Curriculum subtopic:   Spelling: Homophones

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Homophones are words that sound the same but have different meanings. The different meanings often have different spellings.

 

Where, were and wear are homophones (although people in some parts of the UK may pronounce them slightly differently.

Where are you going?

We were in London yesterday.

I want to wear my new dress to the party.

 

There, their and they're (short for 'they are') are also homophones.

My house is over there.

Their dog is called Freddie.

They're coming to our house tomorrow.

 

It can be helpful to remember that the words where and there have 'here' inside them.

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

(Look at the examples in the introduction if you are not sure which word to use.)

 

Can I ________ my new trainers to the match?

where

were

wear

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

(Look at the examples in the introduction if you are not sure which word to use.)

 

Lisa and Mickey said that ________ mum is having a baby.

there

their

they're

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

(Look at the examples in the introduction if you are not sure which word to use.)

 

Please can you tell me ________ the cinema is?

where

were

wear

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

(Look at the examples in the introduction if you are not sure which word to use.)

 

I can see your ball over ________.

there

their

they're

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

(Look at the examples in the introduction if you are not sure which word to use.)

 

We ________ very tired after the party.

where

were

wear

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

(Look at the examples in the introduction if you are not sure which word to use.)

 

I don't think ________ back from town yet.

there

their

they're

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

(Look at the examples in the introduction if you are not sure which word to use.)

 

I think I know ________ to find it.

where

were

wear

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

(Look at the examples in the introduction if you are not sure which word to use.)

 

Please make sure you ________ your wellies for the trip.

where

were

wear

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

(Look at the examples in the introduction if you are not sure which word to use.)

 

Is that Uncle Jim over ________?

there

their

they're

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

(Look at the examples in the introduction if you are not sure which word to use.)

 

We ________ going but we changed our minds.

where

were

wear

  • Question 1

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

(Look at the examples in the introduction if you are not sure which word to use.)

 

Can I ________ my new trainers to the match?

CORRECT ANSWER
wear
  • Question 2

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

(Look at the examples in the introduction if you are not sure which word to use.)

 

Lisa and Mickey said that ________ mum is having a baby.

CORRECT ANSWER
their
  • Question 3

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

(Look at the examples in the introduction if you are not sure which word to use.)

 

Please can you tell me ________ the cinema is?

CORRECT ANSWER
where
  • Question 4

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

(Look at the examples in the introduction if you are not sure which word to use.)

 

I can see your ball over ________.

CORRECT ANSWER
there
  • Question 5

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

(Look at the examples in the introduction if you are not sure which word to use.)

 

We ________ very tired after the party.

CORRECT ANSWER
were
  • Question 6

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

(Look at the examples in the introduction if you are not sure which word to use.)

 

I don't think ________ back from town yet.

CORRECT ANSWER
they're
  • Question 7

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

(Look at the examples in the introduction if you are not sure which word to use.)

 

I think I know ________ to find it.

CORRECT ANSWER
where
  • Question 8

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

(Look at the examples in the introduction if you are not sure which word to use.)

 

Please make sure you ________ your wellies for the trip.

CORRECT ANSWER
wear
  • Question 9

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

(Look at the examples in the introduction if you are not sure which word to use.)

 

Is that Uncle Jim over ________?

CORRECT ANSWER
there
  • Question 10

Choose the correct homophone to complete the sentence.

 

(Look at the examples in the introduction if you are not sure which word to use.)

 

We ________ going but we changed our minds.

CORRECT ANSWER
were
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