Lesson Plan

Tricky Words

Your students won’t be tricked when they discover digital tools that help them spell homophones and plurals correctly. Your students will also learn about times when they shouldn’t take an automatic spelling suggestion on their devices!
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Learning Objectives

  • Students will spell challenging words such as homophones and irregular plurals.
  • Students will use digital and print resources, consulting references to spell words.


(5 minutes)
  • Invite students to sit in a circle.
  • Distribute an individual whiteboard and whiteboard marker to each student.
  • Walk around the circle and ask each student to pull out one word card.
  • Challenge the students to use that word in a sentence, writing it on their individual whiteboard.

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