Words with multiple meanings
Some words look the same but have different meanings. Same word, different meaning: words like this are called homonyms. Bark is the noise a dog makes and the outside part of a tree.
Download our Words with multiple meanings activity below.
This activity introduces simple homonyms, including cold, wave, and bat. Match the sentences to the pictures. Can you think of any other words that look the same but have different meanings? This activity has also been designed for handwriting practice.
Common Core Alignment:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.4.A Identify new meanings for familiar words.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases.
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Phonics is the method that helps children build systematic connections between letters and sounds. Phonics has a better impact on children’s reading ability than any other type of reading program. It has also been shown to improve spelling, particularly among kindergarteners and first graders.
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