What is your idea about homograph? (Answer in just one or two words)
Homographs are words with the same spelling but different meanings. Homographs can be pronounced differently. Homographs can be nouns, verbs, adjectives, or adverbs.
What are Homographs?
Homograph: A word that is spelled the same as another word but has a different meaning and sometimes a different pronunciation.
Here are some example of homographs
Work together in groups: What is an example of a homograph that you know?
What is a homograph?
- A word that sounds the same as another word.
- A word that has the same spelling as another word.
- A word that has the same meaning as another word.
- A word that has the same spelling and meaning as another word.
Which of the following is an example of a homograph?
- Bark (the sound a dog makes)
- Bark (the outer layer of a tree)
- Fur (the hair of an animal)
- Fur (a fabric made of animal hair)
What is the meaning of the homograph 'read'?
- To look at a book.
- To say out loud.
- To interpret.
- To write down.
Which of the following is not an example of a homograph?
- Hate (verb)
- Hate (noun)
- Rain (verb)
- Rain (noun)
What is the meaning of the homograph 'tear'?
- To break apart.
- To laugh.
- To sew.
- To cry.