Commonly Misused Words
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Ninth graders apply the steps of the writing process, emphasizing revising and editing in their final drafts. The correct usage of contractions, homophones and homonyms are emphasized in this lesson.
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Homophones/Homonyms and Commonly Misused Words
Wait, should I use its or it's? What about their, there, or they're? Here is the comprehensive packet you've been looking for! All of the tricky homonyms and homophones are detailed here, the only problem is that they're not defined....
6th - 9th English Language Arts
How Misused Modifiers Can Hurt Your Writing
Misplaced modifiers are a common grammar error, but can your learners identify when a modifier can interfere with a reader's understanding? Watch a short and entertaining video from Ted Ed that illustrates misplaced modifiers, as well as...
3 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Speak Write! Understanding the Hidden Meaning of Words
"Can the connotation of a word or phrase create bias or prejudice?" The activities in this SMART Board instructional activity are directed toward this question, which will be sure to incite lots of opinions and ideas. The SMART Board...
8th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable