What is a homophone?
A Homophone is a two or more words that have the same pronunciation with different meanings or spelling.
What is a homograph ?
A homograph is more than two words spelled the same but don’t sound the same and have different meanings.
Activity 1 – Meanings of homophones
1.Roll: Move or go in some direction by turning over and over.
2.Role: An actors part in a play.
3.Won: I won the race.
4.One: The number 1
5.Council: A group of people elected to represent the suburb.
6.Counsel: A person who gives advise.
Meanings of homographs
1. Vice: Evil and bad behaviour.
2. Vice: A substitute for the next level up.
3. Lie: To lie down on a flat surface.
4. Lie: Not telling the truth.
5. Tear: To tear a piece of paper.
6. Tear: When you cry a tear falls down your cheek.
Activity 2- Explain the meanings.
Laws: To follow the rules.
State: A state is a part of a country. For example, Melbourne is a state of Australia.
Citizen: A person that is attached to one country not another.
Rights: That is correct.
Power: An ability to do something.
The Mayor of our local council has approved a project to build a road through a local park. My mother wrote to our local member to say the rights of children had been denied. As a tax payer she felt she had to have her say as did many other people who also sent road has been allowed to go ahead anyway. The council won.