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English: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 1.Handouts: * Grammar #62 (Word Usage, Part 5, than to whose) 2.Homework: * Grammar #62 (Word Usage, Part 5, than to whose) * STUDY for Grammar Unit Test #10, Word Usage Review Grammar Lessons #58 – 62. Test is tomorrow 3.Assignments due: * Grammar #61 (Word Usage, Part 4, leave to sit
Starter #1: Take out your comp book. Turn to the first blank page. In the upper right hand corner, write the following: Wed., April 9, 2014 QW #42: No Place Like Home What makes a home... a home? Explain. In other words, what should a home be like? Remember to write in complete sentences, avoiding fragments and run-ons. If you are not sure how to spell a certain word, just sound it out and circle it.
Lesson Goal: Finish learning about correct word usage. Outcomes: Be able to... 1.Identify four pairs of word that are commonly misused for each other. 2.Apply the correct word usage in any given sentence. 3.Determine which words are in error and which are used correctly in any given sentence.
Starter #2: Today we are going to conclude our lessons about correct word usage with four new pairs.... than introduces the second part of a comparison A viola is larger than a violin. then means “at that time” Let’s eat dinner, and then we’ll play tennis.
Starter #3: The second set of words are... their is the possessive form of they They put on their uniforms. they’re is the contraction of they are They’re playing basketball tonight. there means “at that place or that point” or “in that matter” She is there now. He stopped there for applause. His anger was justified there.
Starter #4: The third set of words are... to means “in the direction of” We are going to the bank. too means “also” or “to an excessive degree” May I go, too? The soup is too hot. two indicates the number between one and three Jo drank two glasses of juice.
Starter #5: The fourth two words are... who’s is the contraction of who is Who’s going to the movie? whose is the possessive form of who is. Whose tickets are these?