Writing Prompt ~ There, Their, They’re
Writing Prompt: The words “their”, “there”, and “they’re” are homophones. They sound the same, but they are spelled differently and have different meanings. Words that sound the same often cause confusion for writers. They’re often common words, but their usage is different. There are a few different things to remember with this set of homophones. Review the usage for “their”, “there”, and “they’re” and take the quiz. Then demonstrate your understanding by writing a set of directions for something you know how to do. Use these three words as many times as you can.
Example: Tying Their Shoes (the magic way)
Young children often have difficulty tying their shoes. There are a few different ways you can teach them. There is one way that works very well! Don’t be surprised if your kids say that they’re too tired to learn. This is something that they’re going to have to learn! Teach two or more children at once so they can learn from their friends. Tell them they’re going to learn some magic!
Step 1: Tell the children to cross their laces to make a knot. Most children can do this step easily.
There are many other ways to tie shoes, but this is the easiest one for their young fingers!