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homograph meaning and anchor chart for first grade, second grade and third grade

Homographs

A homograph is a word that shares the same written form as another word but has a different meaning. Homo means ‘same’ and graph means ‘write.’ If two words are written identically...

short vowel sound words list for preschool and kindergarten

Short vowel sound words list

Phonics words list worksheets are a great tool to practice reading and spelling. These word lists show our little readers that words are often related by a pattern, a spelling...

collective noun exercises

Collective Nouns

A collective noun is the word used to represent a group of people, places, animals, or things. Let’s take a few collective noun examples. We stopped to see a number...

simile examples and meaning

Similes

A simile is a figure of speech. It compares two different things in an interesting way. We use ‘as’ or ‘like’ for comparison. It adds a spark to writing and...

pronoun anchor chart

Pronouns

Pronouns are words used to take the place of nouns. By using pronouns we can talk about people or things without naming them. Pronouns help avoid repetition when we speak...