Spelling – Thursday 11th February
The focus of today’s lesson are homophones and near-homophones.
Homophones are words that sound the same but are spelled differently and mean different things.
An example of a pair of homophones are there and their.
Near-homophones are words that sound similar (but not exactly the same!) and are spelled differently and mean different things.
An example of a pair of near-homophones are peas and peace.
Tip: You may need to look up words in a dictionary to check their meaning. There is an online dictionary available here https://kids.britannica.com/kids/browse/dictionary
Have a go at these activities:
10 thoughts on “Spelling – Thursday 11th February”
Allowed- Means that you are the permission to do something.
Morning- A period of time where you usually wake up and where part of your area is starting to get sunlight.
Serial-Consisting of, forming part of, or taking place in a series.
Altar-The table in a Christian church at which the bread and wine are consecrated in communion services.
advice – advise
farther – father
guessed – guest
practice – practise
heard – herd
aloud – to speak so that others can hear
allowed – is to have permission to do something
morning – time of the beginning of the day
mourning – the expression of sorrow for someone’s death
serial – number
cereal – a grain used for food
alter – to change something
altar – is a place in church
These are the words that need a definition
allowed- to have permission to do something
morning- the start of the day.
serial- forming part of taking place in a series.
altar- A flat table for focusing on religion.
Allowed- To be able to do something
Morning-The period of time
Serial-Taking place in a series
Altar-The table in a Christian church
Advice – advise
Licence – license
Farther – father
Guessed – guest
Practice – practise
Heard – herd
Allowed – you give permission to do something
Morning – its AM
Serial – i dont know
Altar – i dont know
Well done everyone!
Here are the answers:
advice and advise
licence and license
farther and father
guessed and guest
practice and practise
heard and herd
Activity 2 (your words may not be exactly the same!)
Allowed – letting someone do something
Morning – the period of time between midnight and noon.
Serial – Something that happens regularly.
Altar – the table in a Christian church.
I did mine on paper, did you get it?
Yes Kristers, I’m about to have a look.