Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals contains a series of movie segments and activities to assess or practice grammar points through fun, challenging exercises. Here you will find the movie segments, the lesson plans, printable worksheets with answer key for each activity, and the tips to develop your own grammar activities with the DVDs you have at home. New activities are posted regularly. Teaching grammar with movie segments is inspiring and highly motivating.
Nov 5, 2011
Avalon: Homophones x Homographs
Read the definitions below:
A homophone is a word that is pronounced the same as another word but differs in meaning. The words may be spelled the same, such as rose (flower) and rose (past tense of "rise"), or differently, such as carat, caret, and carrot, or two and too. (more at the related link)
The word homophone is made from two combining forms: homo- (from the Greek word "homos", meaning "same" -phone (from the Greek word "phone", meaning "voice" or "sound"
HOMOPHONES sound alike and have different meanings, but have different spellings.
bee (insect) - be (verb) HOMOGRAPHS are words that are spelled the same but have different meanings.
Ex: lie (untruth) - lie (down)
I. Watch the movie segment and decide what words are examples of homophones (2 words) and homographs (3 words). Then write their definitions.
__________ AND _________
Definitions: ______________ AND _________________
______________, ______________ AND ________
Definitions: __________, _____________ AND ____________