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Peek, Peak, Pique: Using Homophones to Teach Vocabulary (and Spelling!)

Author: Marilyn Bogusch Pryle

Argues that regular homophone practice enhances vocabulary knowledge, spelling skills, pronunciation ability, and overall reading proficiency. Describes how card games played with decks of homophones helped to accomplish these things. Notes particular benefits of homophone games to ESL students, and outlines key advantages of using the games.

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