Commonly Confused Words
Solving the mysteries of affect and effect, its and it’s, fair and fare, and many more sets of confusing words
Most people would agree that the English language is very challenging. English has many words that look or sound very similar. Also, there are many, many words that are identical in spelling and even pronunciation, yet they have multiple meanings. It is no surprise that these words present special difficulties for students.
This unit contains 25 sets of these confusing words with definitions, examples of proper usage, and tips for conquering these oddities of our language. Also included are practice sheets, tests, and answer keys.
• Classroom lecture and practice as stand-alone lesson plan
• Supplemental activity for entire class or specific students
• Add-on material for spelling, vocabulary, and proofreading lessons
• Substitute teacher unit
• ESL class resource
• Home schoolers’ lesson and practice