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Choosing the wrong word for the writing purpose is a common error. This unit provides twelve days of practice analyzing similarities and differences between some of the most commonly confused words utilizing YouTube video lessons and Venn diagrams.
1. Students get the day’s handout and fill in what they already know about the similarities and differences between the words presented on their Venns.
2. Individually, or a s a class, students view the linked video lessons and fill in further information on their Venns.
3. Debrief as a group, teacher may want to create a class version of the day’s Venn from the student responses.
4. After the students have gathered all of the information, students will take the provided quiz. (Quiz can also be used as a pre-test before the unit.)
Quiz key is included.
Words groups examined are:
*there, their, they're
*gone, went, been
*that, which, who
*where, were, we're