Hopping Thursday Homophones 5th Grade 4thNine Weeks 2010-2011
role/roll • I played the role of the farmer in the play. • I had to roll a wheelbarrow across the stage.
Sent/scent • Mom got some flowers with a lovely scent. • Dad sent them to her for her birthday.
see/sea • I stood on the beach, looking at the sea. • I could see dolphins playing in the waves.
so/sew • That dress is so pretty. • Did your mom sew it for you?
tax/tacks • I bought a box of tacks. • It was on sale for a dollar, including sales tax.
way/weigh • I need a way to find out which basket is heavier. • I will weigh both of them to find out.
week/weak • This cold is making me feel weak and tired. • I’m sure I’ll feel better by next week.
whale/wail • “Did you see that whale?” asked Josh. • “Not!” cried Josie, and she began to wail.
witch/which • I can’t decide which costume to wear. • I do not want to be a witch.