C-5.2 Distinguish Homophones, Homographs, & Near Misses
Part 8 of What’s the Word? = Word Pairings & Groupings
$4 (14 Pages)
Who It’s For: Teachers & Intermediate to Advanced Learners of Vocabulary That May Be Confusing
Why You Need It: In aware, systematic language learning, it helps to recognize the similarities and differences among words in pairs of groups. Then you can focus on their meanings and uses in real-life contexts.
What You’ll Do:
 Find out what homophones, homographs, & near-misses are—and how to best distinguish among them in context and usage.
 Complete a Homophone Vocabulary Chart with words, parts of speech, definitions, and examples of use. Label illustrations of such pairings. Do the same with Homographs.
 In four fun stories—a “tall tale” named The Wind, a love story called The Lost Wallet, a myth about Pandora’s Box, and a folk tale titled The Town Hall of Schilda, choose, write, correct, and otherwise differentiate between or among homophones, homographs, and near-misses.
 Continue to gather and use info about potentially confusing word pairs and groups.