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Know Your Homophones: there, their and they're

In this worksheet, students practise spelling the words 'there', 'their' and 'they're' correctly by distinguishing between their meanings.

'Know Your Homophones: there, their and they're' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 4 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Homophone Awareness

Popular topics:   Spelling worksheets, Money worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

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


The words there, their and they're are homophones.


Their means 'belonging to them'.

Susie and Sam have lost their puppy.


They're is short for 'they are'.

They're searching for him now.


There is used when we are talking about a place.

'He's over there!' shouted Susie.


We also use there when we say 'there is' or 'there are'.

'There is another puppy with him,' said Sam.

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