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Today we will identify verbs that are often misused. Verbs = words that express action Often = many times Misused = not used correctly. Objective. When we put a cup on the table, do we sit it down or set it down?. APK. Verbs = words that express action

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Today we will identify verbs that are often misused

Today we will identify verbs that are often misused.

Verbs = words that express action

Often = many times

Misused = not used correctly

Objective


When we put a cup on the table do we sit it down or set it down
When we put a cup on the table, do we sit it down or set it down?

APK


Verbs = words that express action

run swim sing sing

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Sit to rest on the lower part of the body with the weight off the feet set to put in some place
sit – to rest on the lower part of the body with the weight off the feet.set – to put in some place.

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Rise to get up from a lying sitting or kneeling position stand up raise to lift up put up
rise – to get up from a lying, sitting, or kneeling position; stand up raise – to lift up; put up

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Accept to take what is offered or given to you except leaving out other than
accept – to take what is offered or given to you.except – leaving out; other than.

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P assed to be successful in an examination past time gone by
passed- to be successful in an examinationpast- time gone by

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Lie to be or stay at rest in a horizontal position lay to put or set down
Lie – to be or stay at rest in a horizontal positionlay – to put or set down

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We are going to identify verbs that are often misused
We are going to identify verbs that are often misused.

Select the correct sentence.

a) Lily set down at the dinner table.

b) Lily was setting on the chair in the kitchen.

c) Lily will sit on the couch when she watches television.

d) Lily set in her seat during the movie.

  • Read each sentence carefully.

  • Identify the verb that is being used.

  • Decide if the verb is used correctly or incorrectly.

  • Choose the sentence that uses the verb correctly.

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We are going to identify verbs that are often misused1
We are going to identify verbs that are often misused.

Select the correct sentence.

a) Danny past his math test with a perfect score.

b) Danny ate very often in the passed.

c) Danny past the bus as he drove by.

d) Danny passed the very difficult exam.

  • Read each sentence carefully.

  • Identify the verb that is being used.

  • Decide if the verb is used correctly or incorrectly.

  • Choose the sentence that uses the verb correctly.

GP


Why is it important to be able to identify misused verbs
Why is it important to be able to identify misused verbs?

  • Makes you a better reader

  • Makes your writing clearer

  • Helps you become a better communicator

  • You might see these verbs on the CST


Let s review what we learned
Let’s review what we learned:

  • What kinds of words express action?

  • What does it mean when verbs are misused?

  • Can you identify some verbs that are often misused?


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