Why are movie stars so cool? Because they have so many fans.
Why did the king draw straight lines? Because he was the ruler.
Why did the teacher wear sunglasses? Her students were too bright.
Why did the cat come down from the tree? Because it saw the tree bark.
How do you stop a bull from charging? You take away its credit card.
Homonyms & Homophones Defined • Homophones – • pronounced the same • differ in meaning and sometimes spelling. • Example: night and knight • Homonyms – • pronounced the same • differ in meaning • often have the same spelling • Example: bank (of a river) bank (where money is kept)
Their asking too many questions.2. They’re asking too many questions.
It’s only going to be the too of us.2. It’s only going to be the two of us.
I’ll leave you’re things by the door.2. I’ll leave your things by the door.
Additional Resources • Homonym List • Online Homonym Game • Teachers’ Resources