Literacy

This half term’s Literacy Focus is:
Homophones


Target

Learn the difference between homophones, and use the appropriate spellings in your writing.

Examples

Through – passing from one place to another.
e.g. I crept through the tunnel.

Threw – past tense of the verb ‘to throw’.
e.g. He threw the ball to his friend.

Brake – a device for stopping or slowing.
e.g. The brake on my bike is broken.

Break – to damage something / to take time out.
e.g. Be careful on that skateboard, or you will break your arm! / I am going to eat my crisps during break.

Whole – entire.
e.g. He ate the whole pie!

Hole – a round opening.
e.g. We need to repair that hole in the wall.