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Presenting… 6 Confusing Verbs!!! CONFUSING Pair #1: SIT & SET Sit means: “to be seated” or “to rest”. *Sit usually does NOT have a direct object. Set.

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2 Presenting… 6 Confusing Verbs!!!

3 CONFUSING Pair #1: SIT & SET Sit means: “to be seated” or “to rest”. *Sit usually does NOT have a direct object. Set means: “to put something in a place” *Set usually DOES have a direct object. EXAMPLE: Please sit in the chair. -No Direct Object EXAMPLE: Please set the apple on the desk. Set what? Set the apple. Direct Object: Apple

4 BASEFORM PRESENT PARTICIPLE PAST PAST PARTICIPLE SitIs SittingSatHave/Has Sat SetIs SettingSetHave/Has Set Sit & Set Continued… **Notice that SET has the same form for the base, past and past participle. I will sit on the elephant. The elephant set his nose on my paper.

5 Let’s Try Some!!! Directions: Choose the correct form of sit or set. 1. At the party yesterday, we the birthday presents on the coffee table. 2. Then we on the floor to play a game. 3. Ilana had been next to Rhiannon. 4. The Jimenez twins never together, even though it was their birthday. 5. Mrs. Jimenez had already a large cake on the table. 6. One of the twins on a birthday hat by mistake! set sat sitting sat set sat

6 Confusing Pair # 2: Rise and Raise Rise means: To go up, or To get up Rise does NOT have a Direct Object. EXAMPLE: The guy in green is rising up the stairs. = NO DO Raise means: To lift something up or to cause something to rise. Raise DOES have a Direct Object. EXAMPLE: The winner is raising his arms. Raising what? Arms…..DO = Arms

7 Rise & Raise Continued… Forms of the Verbs Rise & Raise BASE FORMPRESENT PARTICIPLE PASTPAST PARTICIPLE RISEIs RisingRoseHave/Has Risen RAISEIs RaisingRaisedHave/Has Raised “RAISE the roof!!!!” DO = Roof “The roof, the roof, the roof is RISING!” No DO

8 Let’s Try Some Let’s Try Some! Directions: Choose the correct form of rise or raise. 1. Before the game, the color guards the flag. 2. The fans were for the national anthem. 3. The pitcher her arm to throw the ball. 4. The softball seemed to above the batter’s head. 5. Someone in front of me was a sign that blocked my view. 6. I have my voice to cheer a hundred times during one game. 7. When the sun had too high, the players couldn’t see the fly balls. 8. Yesterday, everyone when the 4 th batter hit a homerun. 9. As soon as the seventh inning was over, we to leave. RaisedRose RisingRaising RaisedRose RiseRaise RisingRaising RisenRaised Risen RoseRaised Rose Raised

9 Confusing Pair Number 3: Lie and Lay Lie Means: To recline, To be in a place, or To remain lying down. Lie does NOT have a Direct Object. EXAMPLE: The cat is lying (on the bed). *NO DO Lay Means: To put something down, or to place something. Lay usually has a Direct Object. EXAMPLE: Lay the cat treats on the counter. Lay what? Lay treats….. DO=Treats

10 Lie & Lay Continued… Forms of the Verbs Lie & Lay BASE PRESENT PARTICIPLE PAST PAST PARTICIPLE LIEIs LyingLayHave/Has Lain LAYIs LayingLaidHave/Has Laid “There’s no gift like the gift of knowledge!”

11 Let’s Try Some! Directions: Choose the correct form of lie or lay. 1.The remote control for the TV is under the rocking chair. 2. How long has it there? 3. My brother Ramon probably it there last night. 4. He was on the floor watching television. 5. Julia, my younger sister, is always her toys in front of the television set. 6. She has little parts from her board games all over the house. 7. Yesterday, Dad down on some hard plastic pieces on the couch. lying lain laid lying laying laid lay Ouch!!

12 “No More Confusion!!!” Now you know your verbs!


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