Lesson Plan

High-Five Homophones

In this homophone lesson, your students will have fun getting out of their seats to play a "mingle" game before they practice using homophones in sentences.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify homophones and choose the correct homophone to use in a sentence.


(5 minutes)
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  • Tell students that today they will be learning about homophones.
  • Remind students that homophones are words that sound the same, but have different spellings and meanings.
  • Label a piece of chart paper with the heading "homophones" and write the definition below the heading.
  • Write a couple of examples of homophones on the chart paper, like "your"/"you're" and "beet"/"beat".
  • Ask students to volunteer other examples of homophones and record their answers on the chart paper.
  • Keep the student-generated list displayed throughout the lesson and add to it as new examples arise.