Dyslexia and Homonyms: How to learn?

Dyslexia and homonyns, homophones, homographs

Learners with dyslexia suffer from difficulties in reading, writing, and spelling. They are often unable to recognize letters and words accurately, write simple three-letter words, differentiate between similarly structured letters, and read out loud or read at all.  When affected learners are exposed to slightly complex aspects of grammar such as homophones, homographs, and homonyms, … Read more

ELI5: Difference between Homographs, Homophones, and Homonyms

Difference between homograph, homonym and homophones

The English language is full of surprises and complex words that can make anyone scratch their head. While some may essentially be as simple as the word BE. But even BE has a relative-sounding word that sounds the same but has a different meaning. For example, BEE (honey bee). Imagine if such words baffle us, … Read more

7 Engaging Classroom Activities For Teaching Homophones

Classroom homophone activities

Homophones are perplexing words that share the same sound but have distinct meanings and are occasionally spelled differently. The Greek terms “homo” (which means same) and “phone” (which means sound) is where the word “homophone” originates.  While students can be perplexed with homophones and their sounds, certain activities in the classroom can help them understand … Read more

10 Fun Online Games For Practicing Homophones

homophone games

Homophones- One topic that can be perplexing but inevitable at the same time. It is easy to get homophones mixed up and confused about their spelling, pronunciation, and meaning. It is important to use the right words in the right context. However, to make this concept easy to learn for kids, one can indulge in … Read more