used so that people
can understand each other. It can be found in many different forms,
such as stories, newspaper articles, on the internet and so on.
It is useful if everyone spelt words in the same way, so we could understand each other ….
words sound the same, but have
different meanings (called homophones) so we need to
learn different rules to deal with them.
|A hare on the carpet||A hair on the carpet|
Small differences in spellings give rise to words with very different meanings
… and some words sound the same and are spelt the same but have different meanings …
Smudge will always
check her spellings
Dictionaries show the correct spellings of words and their meanings, and it is useful to have one close at hand when writing stories or doing homework.