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  1. BellringersConfusing Words Homonyms

  2. Monday, Feb. 17 1. affect (verb)- to act upon or impact 2. effect (noun, verb)- 1. Produced by a cause 2. To cause 3. there- (adverb) in or at that place 4. their (pronoun)- possessive of they 5. they’re- (contraction) Meaning they are

  3. Monday, Feb. 17 6. illusion (noun)- a false mental representation 7. allusion (noun)- making mention or referencing something else 8. your (adjective)- belongs to you 9. you're- contraction for you are

  4. Tuesday, Feb. 18 10. through- indicating movement by passing or traveling across 11. threw- past tense of throw 12. thorough- extremely careful, done fully, or absolutely 13. cite- to quote something or somebody 14. site- a place where something stands 15. sight- the act of seeing

  5. Tuesday, Feb. 18 16. ware- noun- things for sale 17. wear- verb- to have something on; to put on 18. where- adverb- used to ask location 19. we’re- contraction- we are 20. were- verb- past tense of be; shows state of being

  6. Wednesday, Feb. 18 • Re-write the sentence on your paper with the correct word. • Put my bag over ____________ (there/their/they’re). • _____________ dog ran away last night. • ______________ going to be in English for three hours. (your, you’re, yore)

  7. Wednesday, Feb 19 Re-write the sentence on your paper with the correct word. 1. _________currently learning about persuasive writing in language arts. 2. Persuasive writing can influence what you _____, what _________(s) you buy, and __________ you choose to go! 3. ___________ it not for persuasion, I might never end up convincing my parents of anything! (were, we’re) (wear, where, ware)

  8. Thursday, Feb. 20 Re-write the sentence on your paper with the correct word. 1. Safety commercials remind us not to play near a construction __________. 2. My __________ needs a little help, so I _________ glasses. 3. _________ excited about Spring Break and __________ my family vacation will be! (where, wear, ware) (cite, sight, site) (were, we’re)

  9. Thursday, Feb. 20 Re-write the sentence on your paper with the correct word. 1. The vendors at Affair of the Heart tried to sell me their ____________s. 2. __________ can I buy a new pencil? 3. The school handbook helps guide us on what to __________. (wear, where, ware)

  10. Friday, Feb. 21 Re-write the sentence on your paper with the correct word. I noticed the _________ to A Wrinkle in Time in my book. I had the ___________ that my friend would change after she got into trouble, but I was wrong. (illusion/allusion) We must be careful to ____________ the reference books that we use. (site/cite, sight)

  11. Friday, Feb. 21 Re-write the sentence on your paper with the correct word. I am so glad to be ________ with my homework! Watching the performer as he _________ the knives in the air was jaw dropping. Its important to be ___________ when you hand wash the dishes. (thorough, through, threw)