Commonly Confused Words Teacher Resources
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Easily Confused Words: Lead and Led
Although not quite as confusing as their, they're, and there, many people have difficulty with lead, lead (the toxic metallic), and led. Review these basic sentences with your third and fourth graders, and have them complete the short...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
Improve Your Spelling with the Visual Thesaurus
Using Visual Thesaurus software, class members participate in a computer-based spelling bee. Then they work in groups to analyze the words and use deductive reasoning to infer spelling patterns. They then present one of their "rules" to...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Easily Confused Words: Can and May
Can is one of the most commonly misused words. In actuality, may should be used in many of the sentences can tends to appear in. Review these example sentences with your third and fourth graders, and then have them complete the short,...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
Alphabetic Understanding, Phonics, and Spelling
Have your youngsters reading in no time with with collection of literacy activities and lessons. Starting with a basic understanding of the alphabet, this unit progressively builds students' phonemic awareness and ability to decode and...
Pre-K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Commonly Confused Words: More Homonyms
Understanding the spelling and meaning of homophones is particularly difficult for English language learners. This online quiz focuses on 20 different sets of homophones. The learner reads the sentence and decides which word fits best.
4th English Language Arts
Home Spelling Practice: Commonly Confused Words
If you want a list of commonly confused words, this worksheet is useful; however, the exercise itself is not worth the paper it's printed on. It includes 20 words suitable for middle school. Examples include personal and personnel,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Easily Confused Words: Precede and Proceed
So many words are easily confused in the English language. Take precede and proceed, for example. Look at the example sentences provided here, and then have your learners take the short quiz. Have they mastered these vocabulary terms?
4th - 7th English Language Arts
Word Walls for Intermediate Grades
Have you ever wondered how to create a successful word wall? The first two pages of this document highlight the positive benefits for having a word wall. There's also a section that presents the word wall routine which presents how and...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Commonly Confused Words and Words from French
This instructional activity includes 10 fill-in-the-blank sentences for practice spelling commonly confused words (affect and effect, for example) and 10 questions related to English words derived from French. It is appropriate for upper...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Greek and Latin Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
How can adding a prefix or suffix to a root word create an entirely new word? Study a packet of resources that focuses on Greek and Latin roots, as well as different prefixes and suffixes that learners can use for easy reference
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
Put your common writing errors to rest with this resource, which prompts high schoolers to create eulogies and tombstones for overused and incorrect words. They work on correcting common errors in spelling and usage mistakes in their own...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
“I Can” Common Core! 4th Grade Language
Lead your class through the Common Core standards for language with a checklist made up of "I Can" statements. The standards have been simplified slightly to help forth graders better understand the content, but you will most likely need...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Using Prefixes, Suffixes and Root Words to Improve College Level Vocabulary
Grow vocabulary skills with an understanding of affixes and word roots. Included here are a few activities and plenty of materials you can use to support your learners as the focus on building vocabulary.
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable