Lesson Plan

Puns with Homophones and Homographs

In this lesson, your students will get a laugh as they study the homophones and homographs in funny puns!
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify homophones and homographs in the context of puns.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
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  • Hook students with a funny pun (e.g., "What did one half of the fruit say to the other half? We make a perfect pair!").
  • Draw a visual to illustrate the meaning (i.e., two halves of a pear holding hands).
  • Ask students to explain what makes this joke funny and support them in understanding that the words "pair" and "pear" are homophones.