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Homophones. two words are homophones if they are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning or spelling or both (e.g. bare and bear). Homophones: there, their, they’re. t here t heir they’re . an adverb usually meaning location Ex: p ossessive pronoun showing combined ownership Ex:

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homophones

Homophones

two words are homophones if they are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning or spelling or both (e.g. bare and bear)

homophones there their they re
Homophones: there, their, they’re
  • there
  • their
  • they’re
  • an adverb usually meaning location

Ex:

  • possessive pronoun showing combined ownership

Ex:

  • a contraction meaning “they are”

Ex:

t here their they re examples
there, their, they’re examples
  • There are many conflicts in Romeo and Juliet.
  • Their families hate each other.
  • They’re destined to fall in love.
homophones its and it s
Homophones: itsandit’s
  • its
  • it’s
  • the possessive pronoun form (already possessive)

Ex:

  • a contraction meaning “it is”

Ex:

i ts and it s examples
itsandit’sexamples
  • Please put the book back in its proper place.
  • It’shard to wake up on a Monday morning.
homophones were where and we re
Homophones: were, where, and we’re
  • were
  • where
  • we’re
  • a verb form of “be”

Ex:

  • adverb-indicates location

Ex:

  • contraction for “we are”

Ex:

w ere where and we re examples
were, where, and we’re examples
  • You were going to the lunchroom?
  • Where are you going?
  • We’re thrilled to learn grammar rules in literature!
homophones affect and effect
Homophones: affect and effect
  • affect
  • effect
  • is the verb- “to cause” or “to impact”

Ex:

  • is a noun- a result of an action

Ex:

affect and effect practice
affect and effect practice
  • We were affected by the snow on Tuesday.
  • Their home felt the effects of the storm; the damages over there were overwhelming.
  • (See what I did there?)