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Select the Correct Homophone

In this worksheet, students will practise distinguishing between a range of commonly occurring homophones.

'Select the Correct Homophone' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 5 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Homophone Awareness

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Worksheet Overview

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


Sometimes there are clues to help us choose the correct homophone.


Roast Beef


Is this meat or meet?

It can be helpful to remember that people eat meat, and meat has the word eat in it.


A woman trying to hear


Is this here or hear?

People hear with their ears, and hear has the word ear in it.


Three young ladies looking at a book


Is this girl reading aloud or allowed to her friends?

The word aloud has loud in it.


Unfortunately, there is not always a clue in the spelling and we just have to learn the different words or use a dictionary.


a dictionary


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