Back to basics
1 Hear, here
What is it? A game that challenges students to identify homophones while a passage is read aloud
What users say "Great idea - I have done the same with a punctuation task."
2 Penned up
What is it? In this team activity, students take part in a "pen relay" to circle the correct "it's" or "its"
What users say "A simple sheet that is great for a grammar starter."
3 Sound strategy
What is it? Detailed planning for a half-term literacy unit on homophones
What users say "Just want to say a really big thank you as this has helped us loads. Didn't know where to start so having your model has been fab."
4 Nifty mnemonics
What is it? Display posters defining the correct use of homophones, with written examples, visual aids and mnemonics
What users say "Bright and bold - different to the most common poster styles. Like it."
5 In your dreams
What is it? A short story called The Dream was the Same Every Night is full of homophones for students to identify
What users say "Love resources that come with an answer key!"
6 Beware there
What is it? A starter activity to remind students of the difference between "their", "they're" and "there"
What users say "Cheers, just what I was after."
7 DIY homophones
What is it? A set of display posters and templates that help students to design their own homophone flash cards
What users say "This is great for my phonics lesson."
8 Two and too
What is it? Posters to remind students of some common homophones, including "two", "to" and "too"
What users say "Just what I was looking for. I'm going to adapt it into a table banner for students' desks. Thanks."
9 Game plan
What is it? Homophone activities in the style of game show The Million Pound Drop
What users say "Thank you, really excellent resource."
10 End the confusion
What is it? A simple PowerPoint and worksheet on confusing homophones
What users say "A cracking resource which helped in a cover lesson."