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To, Too, or Two: Developing an Understanding of Homophones

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To, Too, or Two: Developing an Understanding of Homophones

Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Minilesson
Estimated Time One 60-minute session
Lesson Author

Sarah Dennis-Shaw

Avon, Massachusetts


International Literacy Association


Materials and Technology

Student Interactives






  • Index cards

  • Internet access with audio capabilities

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Comic Creator

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Comic Creator

The Comic Creator invites students to compose their own comic strips for a variety of contexts (prewriting, pre- and postreading activities, response to literature, and so on).


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1. Check your computer's audio capabilities by playing the Homophones song. Be sure students will be able to hear the song.

2. Using the Homophone Reference List, write several homophones (1520) on index cards (one word on each card) for small group work.

3. Create a sample homophone comic with the Comic Creator (see step 5 below) for students to look at before they create their own comics.

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