Homographs: Lesson for Kids


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A word that has multiple meanings but the same spelling is called a _____.

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1. What does using context clues while reading mean?


What is the meaning of the homograph 'rings' in the following sentence?

The church rings the bell at noon.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet help you see what you know about homographs. You'll need to know the meanings of different homographs to do well on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools help check your understanding of:

  • Meaning of the homograph 'run' in a sentence
  • The homograph 'rings' in an example
  • What using context clues while reading means
  • Word that has different meanings but has the same spelling

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you pick out the most important details from the lesson on homographs
  • Information recall - remember information you know about using context clues
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about words that are homographs

Additional Learning

You can learn more using the lesson called Homographs: Lesson for Kids. Use this lesson to also:

  • Learn how to pick out homographs
  • See why homograph words are used
  • Figure out how to use context clues