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Same Sound Spell Bound (Homophones)

By NRCC Games

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


Notice: We have had some reports that this game may not work on iOS 7. We apologize and we will update this game soon!

Help! Luna and Leo are working from a spell book to try to bring animal statues to life. Use your spell book to select the correct word and use it correctly in the sentence. Good Luck!

Same Sound Spellbound is an adventure designed to help the player understand homophones. You begin your adventure choosing to play as either Luna or Leo, young magicians at Magic School, beginning to master the magic of words. In this lesson, Luna and Leo must correctly identify the homophone which best completes the puzzle sentence, in a given time.

If the player drags and releases the right word into the spell book then the animal statue is brought to life. If the player drags and releases the incorrect word then the animal statue crumbles to dust. The game incorporates learning synonyms attuned to the particular grade level, based upon excerpts from grade-appropriate reading materials.

Also play other NRCC games:
Same Sound Spellbound (homophones)
Opposite Ocean (antonyms)
Grammar Dragon (parts of speech)
Portion Platter (fractions and decimals)
Factor Race (binomial and trinomial equations)
Spelling Cat (spelling)
Same Meaning Magic (synonyms)
Aesop's Quest (reading comprehension)

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The recommended graded level are as follows:

Very Easy: 2nd grade
Easy: 3rd grade
Intermediate: 4th grade
Difficult: 5th grade
Very Difficult: 6th grade

All components of the game are developed in-house. The Virginia Standards of Learning targeted are for:

d) Identify and use synonyms and antonyms.

c) Use knowledge of antonyms and synonyms.

b) Use knowledge of roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms.
c) Apply meaning clues, language structure, and phonetic strategies.

b) Use knowledge of roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms and homophones.

g) Use correct spelling for frequently used words, including common homophones.

a) Use context to clarify meaning of unfamiliar words and phrases.
b) Use context and sentence structure to determine meanings and differentiate among multiple meanings of words.
c) Use knowledge of roots, affixes, synonyms, antonyms and homophones.
f) Develop vocabulary by listening and reading a variety of texts.

b) Use context and sentence structure to determine meanings and differentiate among multiple meanings of words.
f) Extend general and specialized vocabulary through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

This game is made possible with an Enhancing Education Through Technology competitive grant from the Virginia Department of Education.

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I just wanted to say that I enjoyed using your games in the past, but Same Sound, SameMeaning, and Opp Ocean are not working with the new iPad update.

Same Sound Spell Bound (Homophones)
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  • $0.99
  • Category: Education
  • Released:
  • Version: 1.3
  • Size: 3.1 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.1.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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