My Spelling words:
Use a dictionary to help you explain the two meanings of the following homophones and homographs
roll and role
roll-to move along a surface by turning over and over as a ball or wheel
role-a part played by a actor or actress
vice and vice
vice- a fault, defect, or shortcoming: a minor vice in his literary style. Synonyms: flaw, blemish, imperfection, foible, weakness.
won and one
won-the past tense term of win
one- the first number after 0
council and counsel
council- an assembly of persons summoned or convened for consultation,deliberation, or advice.
counsel- advice; opinion or instruction given in directing the judgment or conduct of another.
lie- to lie on a surfaceface
lie- to not tell the truth
tear and tear.
tear- this fluid appearing in or flowing from the eye as the result of emotion, especially grief: to shed tears.
tear- something resembling or suggesting a tear, as a drop of a liquid or a tear like mass of a solid substance, especially having a spherical or globular shape at one end and tapering to a point at the other
Use a dictionary to assist you to formulate the meaning of 5 list words.
Government- the political direction and control exercised over the actions of the members, citizens, or inhabitants of communities, societies,and states
fairness- the state, condition, or quality of being fair, or free from bias or injustice
Federal- pertaining to or of the nature of a union of states under a central government distinct from the individual governments of the separate states
Democracy- government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system.
Mayor- the chief executive official, usually elected, of a city, village, or town
Please complete the following passage with the correct homophones.
The mayor (mare, Mayor) of our local council (council, counsel) has approved a project to build a road (road, rode)through a local park. My mother wrote to (too, to) our local member to say the writes (rights, writes, rites) of children had been denied. As a tax (tacks, tax)payer she felt she had to have her say as did many other people who also sent ( sent, scent, cent) their objections through the mail( male, mail). The road (rode, road) has been allowed (allowed, aloud) to go ahead anyway. The council (council, counsel) won(won, one).