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Type: Open-Ended
Category: Homonyms
Level: Grade 5
Score: 1
Tags: homophone hunt
Author: angeliabb
Last Modified: 5 years ago

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Grade 5 Homonyms

Read the following story. Look for homophones that have been used incorrectly. Circle the incorrect homophones, and write the correct spelling of the homophone which should have been used above the incorrect one.

Once upon a time, their was a boy named Fred. His hole name was Frederick, but he only liked people to call him Fred. One day, he was very board because it was the winter, and all of his friends were on vacation. He decided too go on a quest. The only problem was Fred didn't no what to look for on his quest, so he didn't know where to find it. Then he remembered a story about a terrible creature with huge clause and read eyes. His brother, Allan, had told him the tail when he was much younger. The creature was supposed to hide in the thicket of trees at the end of the street, but you could here him howl allowed in bad weather.

Fred new the story was true because he could hear the creature's noises during the thunderstorm that past threw the town last week. He decided that he wood find the monster and shoot it with his BB gun to save the neighborhood from the monster's screeching. However, when Fred finally maid it to the thicket, the woulds were totally bear accept for one chattering squirrel that tried to steel his mittens write off his hands.

"Could this be the monster from my brother's tail?" thought Fred. Then it suddenly began to reign, and Fred ran home when he herd the thunder. He didn't here the creature until he got inside his house, and that made him realize that the noise wasn't from a monster. Other things could make that noise, to. It was just the wind blowing threw the attic.
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