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Homonym / Homophone Science Facts, Worksheet 1

Due to the advent of computers with grammar and spell check ability, many of us might think our children may not need to focus on those skills quite as much as we did when we were younger. Unfortunately homophones are immune to most of the tools we use to clean up our writings.  Homophones are words that sound the same but have different spellings and meanings. Because of this our children can easily interchange words like ‘there’ and ‘their’ in sentences without actually misspelling anything and becoming aware of their error.  Early learning with homonyms is key to a great set of writing skills!

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