Correct the homophones | Homophone Worksheets

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Correct the homophones | Homophone Worksheets
Choose the
Correct
Homophone
Name:__________________________________
Recall that homophones are words that sound the same, but have different
meanings. For example, a home can be for sale, while a boat can have a sail. The
context of the word can help you decide which homophone should be used.
Complete each sentence by choosing the correct homophone and writing it in
the blank.
1. After he was sick for several days, his face was ___________________(pail/pale).
Name:__________________________________
2. She purchased a beautiful new gown _________________(for/four) the dance.
3. Walking down the _______________(I’ll/aisle/isle) to get married can be scary.
4. Glass containers have been ________________(band/banned) on the beach.
5. The baker systematically kneaded the _____________(doe/dough) for the bread.
6. I’d rather receive my _________________(male/mail) electronically than on paper.
7. He was considered __________________(bald/bawled) because he had no hair.
8. We searched everywhere trying to ________________(fined/find) our lost dog.
9. My favorite stringed instrument is the ___________(base/bass) because it is so big.
10.The fight __________________(scene/seen) in the movie was extremely exciting!
11.Though he was already tired, the farmer had to ________(so/sew/sow) the seeds.
12.Annabella sat on the bottom ________________(stair/stare) without being noticed.
13. After running out of _____________(flour/flower), the baker had to stop baking.
14.Fierce winds _________________(blew/blue) all night during the thunderstorm.
15.Rover sat and scratched the place where the ______________(flea/flee) bit him.
16.The government has the right to __________(sees/seas/seize) the stolen property.
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Choose the
Correct
Homophone II
Name:__________________________________
Recall that homophones are words that sound the same, but have different
meanings. For example, a customer can be billed for products or services. A crew
of construction workers can build a tall building. The context of the word can help you
decide which homophone should be used.
Complete each sentence by choosing the correct homophone and writing it in
the blank.
1. Bleating for its lost lamb, the _______________(ewe/you)
walked across the field.
Name:__________________________________
2. As the pretty girl walked by, the weightlifter began to ________(flex/flecks) his arm.
3. Beavers, lions, and deer all have ______________(fir/fur) all over their bodies.
4. Smiling fondly at his ____________(son/sun), the man sang the song for him again.
5. The weather _______________(vain/vane/vein) turned to show the wind’s direction.
6. Many of the bride’s friends attended the ______________(bridal/bridle) shower.
7. Because he double parked on the street, his car was __________(toed/towed/toad).
8. Witches’ brew is said to be some of the most ____________(vial/vile) stuff on Earth!
9. The filthy dog had to wipe its _____________(paws/pause) on the rug by the door.
10.The children’s frustrated mother _________________(told/tolled) them to be quiet.
11.His long illness left him in a _______________(days/daze) on his first day up.
12.In the wild, the largest animal often______________(praise/prays/preys) on others.
13. “I can’t look at you. Get out of my ________!”(cite/sight/site) yelled her angry dad.
14.Veronica didn’t know what to _______________(ware/wear/where) to the party.
15.We had to ________________(warn/worn) the people of the approaching tornado.
16.She liked to eat her bagels _______________(plain/plane), with no cream cheese.
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Correct the
Homophones
Name:__________________________________
Recall that homophones are words that sound the same, but have different
meanings. For example, you can ask a question using the word which, or you can
dress up as a witch for Halloween.
Read each sentence. If you find a misused homophone, rewrite the sentence
correctly. If there is no error, write The sentence is correct as it is.
1.
I went to bed so late that I had trouble falling asleep last knight.
2.
You’re lucky that you will be able to go to Europe on vacation this summer.
3.
Wheel see you at the restaurant after the movie.
4.
The teacher wanted to know whose test paper was turned in with no name on it.
5.
My friend’s dad went on a job interview to see if the new company will higher him.
6.
Her cousin is always hungry an our after eating lunch!
7.
Eric was surprised that it cost so much money to take a course at the local college.
8.
As we drove threw the countryside, we saw a heard of sheep in a field.
9.
I could not find everything that I knead at the grocery store.
10.
We chose the painting by Kandinsky for it’s bright and vibrant colors.
11.
The busy bee flew around the garden, gathering pollen from all of the flowers.
12.
He is always responsible when it comes to his bills, paying them as soon as they are dew.
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Homophone
Hunt
Name:__________________________________
Recall that homophones are words that sound the same, but have different
meanings. For example, a bear is a large, hairy animal. Your feet can be bare if you
have no shoes on them. A dog or other creature can bare its teeth to show you it is ready
to fight. Sometimes homophones can be easy to mix up, so it’s important to check and
make sure your words make sense when you edit your writing. Read one student’s
story below. Look for homophones which have been used incorrectly. Cross
them out, and write the correct spelling of the homophone which should have
been used.
Name:__________________________________
Once upon a time, their was a boy named Fred. His hole name was Frederick, but he only
liked people to call him Fred. One day, he was very board because it was the winter, and all of his
friends were on vacation. He decided too go on a quest. The only problem was, Fred didn’t no what
to look for on his quest, so he didn’t know where to find it. Then he remembered a story about a
terrible creature with huge clause and read eyes. His brother, Allan, had told him the tail when he
was much younger. The creature was supposed to hide in the thicket of trees at the end of the
street, but you could here him howl allowed in bad whether.
Fred new the story was true because he could hear the creature’s noises during the
thunderstorm that past threw the town last week. He decided that he wood find the monster and
shoot it with his BB gun to save the neighborhood from the monster’s screeching. However, when
Fred finally maid it to the thicket, the woulds were totally bear accept for one chattering squirrel
that tried to steel his mittens write off his hands.
“Could this be the monster from my brother’s tail? ” thought Fred. Then it suddenly began
to reign, and Fred ran home when he herd the thunder. He didn’t here the creature until he got
inside his house, and that made him realize that the noise wasn’t from a monster. Other things
could make that noise, to. It was just the wind blowing threw the attic.
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