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Same Sound Express is an adventure designed to help the player understand homophones. You begin your adventure choosing a character and select a destination. In this lesson, the character must correctly identify the homophone which best completes the puzzle sentence. Also play other NRCC games: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)Website: www.nr.edu/it for more information on our gamesFOR TEACHERS AND PARENTS:All components of the game are developed in-house. The Virginia Standards of Learning targeted are for:ORAL LANGUAGE2.2d) Identify and use synonyms and antonyms.READING2.7c) Use knowledge of antonyms and synonyms.3.4b) Use knowledge of roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms.c) Apply meaning clues, language structure, and phonetic strategies.4.4b) Use knowledge of roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms and homophones.4.8g) Use correct spelling for frequently used words, including common homophones.5.4a) 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.6.4b) 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.CREDITS:Heather Walters - Artist / Game DesignerJames St. Clair - Programmer / Game Designer