Goin ’ Someplace Special. By Patricia C. McKissack Illustrated by Merry Pinkney Vocabulary - Homophones. Homophones. Homophones are words that sound the same but are spelled differently and have different meanings. ax/acts ate/eight bare/bear hair/hare halve/have rose/rows see/sea.
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Goin’ Someplace Special
By Patricia C. McKissack
Illustrated by Merry Pinkney
Vocabulary - Homophones
Which word in the set is a homophone?
Which words can you put in a sentence?
Which words can you define?
“It was a hot day and the Mississippi sun was doing its best to scald the boys with its hot rays.”
In this sentence scald means:
“Ummm, I’ll ask my mom if I can go. I need her permission.”
In the passage, permission means:
“In Joe’s house there was a picture of Dr. King with his autograph on the bottom.”
In the passage, autograph means:
“Why don’t you boys take the bus to the drugstore? I’ve got the bus fare right here.”
In the passage, the word fare means:
“No Ma’am,” Paul blurted out suddenly.
In the passage, the word blurted means:
Paul’s hand was clenched in a fist as they headed for the two empty stools.”
In the passage, the word clenched means:
A man with a frown that looked like it was chiseled out of stone blocked their way.
In the passage, the word chiseled means:
“Have a spectacular afternoon.” she said. “Two friends like you, that shouldn’t be a problem.”
In the passage, the word spectacular means:
Use both of these words in one meaningful sentence. Be sure each word is used according to the meaning of its spelling.