Commonly Confused Words Teacher Resources
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February and Other Words with Tricky Spellings
In this February and other words with tricky spellings learning exercise, students use scrambled letters, definitions and a dictionary to identify 65 words with tricky spellings, then write them. A list of more irregular words is included.
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Vocabulary Study: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
Build vocabulary while reading A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle. Provided here is a great resource to use as a companion piece to your literature instruction. The packet is made up of 50 words separated into five lists of ten. Each...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Focus: Spelling Common Words
If you’re going to get a tattoo, make sure your artist writes it right because it’s hard to correct their inkings. That’s the big idea in this short lesson on commonly misspelled words like their/there/they’re and it’s/its. Images and a...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Vocabulary Study: Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
Come, see, conquer the language in Julius Caesar with a resource that lists the SAT words that appear in Shakespeare’s play. Templates provide definitions and derivations, as well as famous lines. The packet also includes an AP style...
9th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
What's In a Noun: Grammar and Usage
Nine lessons in a grammar and usage unit provide endless opportunities for drill and practice. Topics include the four types of sentences, subject and predicates, nouns, verbs, adjectives, pronouns, adverbs and prepositions, conjunctions...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Spelling Exercise: -ible and -able Part 2
To review the correct usage of these two commonly confused endings, learners fill in blanks at the end of partial words set in the context of seven sentences. Example: "It's always valu___ to have a friend who is depend____." I'd also...
5th - 9th English Language Arts
Beware of the Dog - Crossing Borders
Roald Dahl’s classic World War II short story, “Beware of the Dog” is the focus of a close reading exercise that asks learners to respond to text-dependent questions with evidence drawn from the story. Participants record responses on...
9th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Student Editing for Perfection with Technology
Sixth graders prepare to edit and publish processed essays through word-processing tools implementing Alphasmart and Microsoft Word's Autocorrect, Spelling and Grammar Check, Readability Statistics, Inserting comments, Tracking changes...
6th English Language Arts
New Review Phonics Teachers Resource Book
Looking to improve your classes literacy program? Then look no further. This comprehensive collection of resources includes worksheets and activities covering everything from r-controlled vowels and consonant digraphs, to the different...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Saxon Math Course 2
Add some variety to your school or district's math curriculum with this comprehensive collection of materials. Offering over 900 pages of Saxon Math lessons, worksheets, and activities, this resource is a gold mine for any middle school...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Here's an Instant Activity for February 17, 2003
Eighth graders discuss common grammatical errors made in spelling. In this spelling lesson, 8th graders examine homophones and homographs to discover the reason why they are often misused. Students create sentences using common...
8th English Language Arts
Grammar Lesson: Homophones
This little lesson plan provides an outline of how to teach homophones to your elementary language arts class. A set of multiple choice questions is included on the webpage that you could use to create a practice worksheet after teaching...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Home Spelling Practice: Frequently Misspelled Words
There are so many tricky words in the English language, and their pronunciation defies their spelling! Present your class with this list of 20 commonly misspelled words. They will rewrite the word and complete a coloring activity that...
4th - 5th English Language Arts