Innovative
Classroom

Center Focus

Homophones

  1. Have simple pre-made books prepared for this activity. This can be sheets of paper folded together and stapled in the middle.
  2. Have a list available of homophone pairs that you have been studying with your class, i.e.
    • meet, meat
    • wear, where
    • dear, deer
    • steak, stake
  3. Your students should write each pair side-by-side in their book. They can write the words on the bottom of the page and draw an accompanying illustration.
  4. Leave several pages blank for students to think of their own homophones.

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