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ERIC Number: EJ604674
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1074-4762
Peek, Peak, Pique: Using Homophones to Teach Vocabulary (and Spelling!).
Pryle, Marilyn Bogusch
Voices from the Middle, v7 n4 p38-43 May 2000
Argues that regular homophone practice enhances vocabulary knowledge, spelling skills, pronunciation ability, and overall reading proficiency. Describes how card games played with decks of homophones helped to accomplish these things. Notes particular benefits of homophone games to English-as-a-second-language students, and outlines key advantages of using the games. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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