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Homophones

In this worksheet, students apply the correct words from two or three that sound the same.

'Homophones' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:  Homophone Awareness

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In the English language, there are some words which sound the same but have different meanings and spellings. These are called homophones. Homo is a Greek word which means the same and phone means sound.

For example: two, to and too.

In this exercise, you have to choose the word with the correct spelling to fit the sentence.

Read the sentence and mark the correct word to fill the gap.

I like playing on the beach and swimming in the _____.

see

sea

Read the sentence and mark the correct word to fill the gap.

Its too dark in here! I can’t _______ anything.

see

sea

Read the sentence and mark the correct word to fill the gap.

Mrs Owen has a daughter and a ____. 

sun

son

Read the sentence and mark the correct word to fill the gap.

It’s a lovely day. The ______ is shining.

sun

son

Read the sentence and mark the correct word to fill the gap.

My house is the first one on the ____.

right

write

Read the sentence and mark the correct word to fill the gap.

I am going to _____ a letter. 

right

write

Read the sentence and mark the correct word to fill the gap.

I’m going to __________ a pair of shoes.

by

buy

Read the sentence and mark the correct word to fill the gap.

She sat ___ the window. 

by

buy

Read the sentence and mark the correct word to fill the gap.

Can you ______ that noise outside?

here

hear

Read the sentence and mark the correct word to fill the gap.

Bring it _____ please.

hear

here

  • Question 1

Read the sentence and mark the correct word to fill the gap.

I like playing on the beach and swimming in the _____.

CORRECT ANSWER
sea
  • Question 2

Read the sentence and mark the correct word to fill the gap.

Its too dark in here! I can’t _______ anything.

CORRECT ANSWER
see
  • Question 3

Read the sentence and mark the correct word to fill the gap.

Mrs Owen has a daughter and a ____. 

CORRECT ANSWER
son
  • Question 4

Read the sentence and mark the correct word to fill the gap.

It’s a lovely day. The ______ is shining.

CORRECT ANSWER
sun
  • Question 5

Read the sentence and mark the correct word to fill the gap.

My house is the first one on the ____.

CORRECT ANSWER
right
  • Question 6

Read the sentence and mark the correct word to fill the gap.

I am going to _____ a letter. 

CORRECT ANSWER
write
  • Question 7

Read the sentence and mark the correct word to fill the gap.

I’m going to __________ a pair of shoes.

CORRECT ANSWER
buy
  • Question 8

Read the sentence and mark the correct word to fill the gap.

She sat ___ the window. 

CORRECT ANSWER
by
  • Question 9

Read the sentence and mark the correct word to fill the gap.

Can you ______ that noise outside?

CORRECT ANSWER
hear
  • Question 10

Read the sentence and mark the correct word to fill the gap.

Bring it _____ please.

CORRECT ANSWER
here
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