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Use Homophones and Other Words that are Easily Confused

In this worksheet, students will learn the difference in meaning between various homophones and, how to use them correctly in their own writing.

'Use Homophones and Other Words that are Easily Confused' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:   Root Word Awareness

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

What are homophones?

 

Homophones are words that sound the same but have different meanings. For example:

tail   and, tale   

 

Homophones are sometimes spelt differently, for example:

'I' (referring to oneself) and 'eye' (body part) 

Groan (to moan) and grown (to increase in size)

Wait (the verb) and weight (how heavy something is)

 

It is important to learn and be able to spell a variety of homophones.

Learning homophones will improve your spelling and increase your range of vocabulary.

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