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Year 2 Homophones Make a Match – KS1 Grammar Games

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This ‘Make a Match’ game is a fun way for pupils in Y2 to find pairs of words that are homophones and explore their different meanings.

The game can be played as a class or in small groups and is perfect for adult led interventions to revisit key knowledge and skills.

This resource pack includes:

  • 22 Make a Match word cards
  • 22 Make a Match image cards

What is a homophone?

Homophones are words that sound the same but have different meanings.

Homophones list

there/their/they’re
here/hear
see/sea
bare/bear
one/won
sun/son
to/too/two
be/bee
blue/blew
night/knight
aisle/isle
aloud/allowed
altar/alter
ascent/assent
bridal/bridle
cereal/serial
practice/practise
farther/father
guessed/guest
heard/herd
morning/mourning
past/passed
descent/dissent
draft/draught
principal/principle
profit/prophet
stationary/stationery
steal/steel
who’s/whose

National Curriculum English programme of study links

Pupils should be taught to spell by distinguishing between homophones and near homophones.

  • 22 Make a Match word cards
  • 22 Make a Match image cards
  • Teacher notes
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