Knight Owl teaches students about homophones - words that sound the same but have different meanings and spellings. In the book, students can practice using homophones in context, like in sentences and stories.
Learning Homophones with Knight Owl
Write a brief summary of "Knight Owl" by Christopher Denise
What are the themes in Knight Owl?
'Knight' and 'Night' are examples of:
Homophones: two or more words that have the same pronunciation but different meanings and/or spellings. Comprehension: understanding and being able to explain the meaning of a text. Context Clues: words and phrases in the text that give hints to the meaning of an unfamiliar word or phrase.
What are some other examples of homophones that you can think of?
What is the importance of knowing homophones?
How can you use your knowledge of homophones in your everyday life?
Brain break: Draw a flying dog with superhero cape and a magic book by his side.
Question: Knight Owl teaches homophones, but how can we remember them? Clues: • Homophones are words that sound the same but have different meanings. • Ex. Two, too and to • Try making a mnemonic device or acrostic poem for each homophone. Action step: Create an acrostic poem for one of the homophones.
What is a homophone?
- Words with similar spellings
- Words that rhyme
- Words that sound the same but have different meanings
- Words with opposite meanings
Work together in pairs: What are two examples of homophones that appears in "Knight Owl"?