Indicates that the child has used an incorrect homophone. Homophones are words which sound the same (or nearly the same) as other words with different meanings and spellings, e.g. their, they're and there; where, wear, were and we're; new and knew, etc.
The teacher may highlight the incorrect homophone depending on the age and ability of the child. Older or more-able children are encouraged to spot the incorrect homophone for themselves.
The child responds by writing the correct word above the incorrect one.
Examples to follow.
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