These sites are about homographs which are words with two or more words spelled alike but different in origin, meaning, and sometimes pronunciation. Includes lists of common homographs plus online quizzes, practice exercises, and interactive games. There are also links to eThemes Resources on synonyms, antonyms, and homophones.
Fling the Teacher
Use this interactive practice with students to review homographs, homophones, idioms, and metaphors.
This game provides practice with homographs, homophones, and homonyms. Materials needed are index cards, magnets, and a magnetized chalk or white board.
This video explains the difference between words that are spelled alike and sound alike.
Making Sense of Homographs
This lesson introduces students to homographs. Students brainstorm common homographs and use the Visual Thesaurus tool to assist them in discovering a relationship between a part of speech and pronunciation.
This site provides examples of homographs,related articles about antonyms, synonyms, and homonyms. Links to grammar games are included.
Multiple Meaning Words
See a list of homographs with examples of each word using as a noun and a verb in sentences.
Quia: Homographs Jeopardy
Type in a correct answer from a given clue in this Jeopardy-type game.
Underline the homograph that matches the definition or synonym in each sentence.
Quia: Rags to Riches: Synonyms, Antonyms, Homonyms, and Homographs
Play this game to practice your skills differentiating synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, and homographs. The game is in the style of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire."
eThemes Resource: Grammar: Synonyms and Antonyms
These sites have games and puzzles to explain the difference between antonyms and synonyms. Look up synonyms in a thesaurus and learn the part of speech. Read the definition of a synonym and an antonym. Included is an eThemes resource on homophones.
eThemes Resource: Grammar: Homophones
These sites are about homophones, which are words that sound the same but are spelled differently and have different meanings. Includes lists of common homophones plus movies, online quizzes and many practice exercises.
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