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Grade 5 - English Language
1.28 Homonyms, Homophones and Homographs

Homonyms are words that are spelled and pronounced the same but have different meanings.

In other words, homonyms ("same name") are words with one spelling and one pronunciation, but two unrelated meanings, such as bear or left or just or pole.
Examples:
bat - a bit of wood used in a game
bat - a little furry critter
bear - Large mammal.
bear - to tolerate or support

Homophones are words that are pronounced the same but differ in meaning, derivation, or spelling.
In other words, homophones ("same sound") are classified as words with two spellings and two meanings, but only one pronunciation.
Examples:
write and right
weight and wait
threw and through

Homographs are words that are spelled the same but differ in meaning, derivation, or pronunciation.

In other words, homographs ("same writing") are words that have one spelling but two pronunciations and two distinct meanings or usages.
Examples:
pres'ent - a gift
present' - to introduce or offer to view
rec'ord - written or official evidence
record' - to keep an account of


Directions: Answer the following questions. Describe homonyms, homophones, and homographs in your own words and give examples. As a homework, find and write five more examples each for homonyms, homophones, and homographs.
Q 1: ___________are words that are pronounced the same but differ in meaning, derivation, or spelling.
Homophones
Homonyms
Homographs

Q 2: bear - Large mammal
bear - to tolerate
are examples of _____________.
Homonyms
Homophones
Homographs

Q 3: rec'ord - written or official evidence
record' - to keep an account of
are examples of ____________.
Homographs
Homonyms
Homophones

Q 4: __________________are words that are spelled the same but differ in meaning, derivation, or pronunciation.
Homophones
Homonyms
Homographs

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