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Word Study. UNFORGIVABLES. Objectives. I CAN identify correct usage in sentences. I CAN correctly use UNFORGIVABLES in my writing . I CAN use my notes effectively to complete my homework. allowed versus aloud. A llowed means “ permitted. ”

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word study

Word Study


  • I CAN identify correct usage in sentences.
  • I CAN correctly use UNFORGIVABLES in my writing.
  • I CAN use my notes effectively to complete my homework.
allowed versus aloud
allowed versus aloud
  • Allowed means “permitted.”
  • Aloudmeans “out loud” and refers to sounds (most often speech) that can be heard by others.
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  • If you think Grandma (allowed / aloud) the kids to eat too much ice cream, you’d better not say so (allowed / aloud), or her feelings will be hurt.
  • I am not (allowed / aloud) to go to the party on Saturday.
  • Please do not read (allowed / aloud); you\'re disturbing everyone else in the library.
our versus hour
our versus hour
  • The word our is a pronoun used to indicate that something belongs to the speaker and one or more other people.
  • An hour is a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day.
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  • There are sixty minutes in an (our / hour).
  • (Our / Hour) school holiday is two weeks long.
  • It takes me an (our / hour) to drive to work.
  • Would you like to come over to (our / hour) place tonight?
accept versus except
accept versus except
  • Accept is a verb; it means “to receive.”
  • Except may be used as either a verb or a preposition.
    • As a verb, it means “to leave out.”
    • As a preposition, it means “excluding.”
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  • Ann (accepted / excepted) the gift.
  • No one will be (accepted / excepted) from writing a research paper.
  • All my friends will be there (accept / except) Jorge.
its versus it s
its versus it’s
  • Its is a personal pronoun that shows possession.
  • It’s is a contraction of it is or it has.
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  • We have Thursday and Friday off because (its / it’s) Rosh Hashanah.
  • The kitten likes (its / it’s) new home.
  • (Its / It’s) been a long day.
were versus where
were versus where
  • Were is a past form of the verb to be.
  • Where refers to a place or location.
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  • We (were / where) going to go to Savannah for St. Patrick\'s Day.
  • We don\'t know (were / where) we\'ll be staying.
  • Last year we (were / where) forced to sleep in the van.
  • No one knew (were / where) we (were / where).
their v there v they re
their v. therev. they’re
  • Their is the possessive form of they.
  • Thereis used to mean “at that place” or to begin a sentence.
  • They’re is a contraction of they are.
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  • (Their / There / They’re) writing a report on the author Mark Twain.
  • (Their / There / They’re) are five movie theaters in town.
  • Do you have (their / there / they’re) DVDs?
  • Is the lake over (their / there / they’re)?
then versus than
then versus than
  • Then indicates time.
  • Than indicates a comparison.
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  • Sally has more spirit (then / than) you.
  • I went to the store, (then / than) the salon.
  • Turn left at the second corner, (then / than) right at the end.
buy versus by versus bye
buy versus by versus bye
  • Buy means “to purchase.”
  • By is a preposition that has several meanings, including near, through, and on behalf of.
  • Bye is an interjection and a shorter form of “goodbye.”
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  • “(Buy/By/Bye)," Jessica said, and then she disappeared into the crowd.
  • When you (buy/by/bye) a candy bar, you expect it to contain sugar.
  • Quite (buy/by/bye) chance, I found an old photograph of my grandfather, posing (buy/by/bye) the old mill pond.
through versus threw
through versus threw
  • Through often suggests a passage—from start to finish, or from point A to point B.
  • Threw is the simple past tense of the verb throw.
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  • Lena (through / threw) me a kiss as she ran out the door.
  • She came in (through / threw) the bathroom window.
  • I’ll call you when I’m (through / threw) writing my essay.
  • Have you read (through / threw) the article I left you?
to v too v two
to v. too v. two
  • To is a preposition. A few of its many definitions are toward, reaching as far as, and until.
  • Too is an adverb meaning additionally, excessively, very, or extremely.
  • Two = 2
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  • She turned (to / too) him and said hello.
  • The sun was (to / too) bright, so I put on my shades.
  • The dictator was restored (to / too) power.
  • You can’t have your cake and eat it (to / too).
desert versus dessert
desert versus dessert
  • Desert can be a noun or a verb.
    • Noun - a dry place.
    • Verb - toleavesomeonebehind.
  • Dessert is a yummy treat eaten after a meal.
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  • Scorpions live in the (dessert / desert).
  • How many cookies may I have for (dessert / desert)?
  • He begged her not to (dessert / desert)him.
  • How do cactus grow in the (dessert / desert) without much water?
your v you re whose v who s
your v. you’rewhose v. who’s
  • Your is the possessive form of you.
  • Whose is the possessive form of who.
  • You’re is the contraction of you are.
  • Who’s is the contraction of who is or who has.
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  • (Your / You’re) a good friend.
  • (Your / You’re) St. Patrick’s Day party was great!
  • (Whose / Who’s) book is this?
  • (Whose / Who’s) the new student?
here v hear
here v. hear
  • The verb hear means to perceive sound or to listen.
  • The adverb here means at, in, or toward a place.
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  • It is hard to (hear / here) in (hear / here).
  • There are no strangers (hear / here), only friends you haven\'t yet met.
  • I know I left my binder in (hear / here).
hole v whole
hole v. whole
  • The noun hole refers to an opening, a hollowplace, a defect, or a dingy place.
  • The adjective whole means entire, complete, or unbroken. As a noun, whole means an entire amount or a thing complete in itself.
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  • The entire apartment was about the size of a dentist\'s office, and eight people lived in this miserable (whole / hole).
  • The (whole / hole) apartment would shudder in the night whenever the train rumbled by.
  • We sold my uncle\'s house and land for a (whole / hole) lot of money.
know versus now versus no
know versus nowversus no
  • Know - (verb) to be familiar with someone or something.
  • Now - at the presenttime or moment.
  • No - negative reply, refusal or disagreement.
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  • Shane always (knows / nows / nos) exactly what time it is.
  • Where are you working (know / now / no)?
  • Do you (know / now/ no) the difference between them (know / now / no)?
morning versus mourning
morningversus mourning
  • Morning - the first part or period of the day, extending from dawn, or from midnight, to noon.
  • Mourning - the act of a person who mourns; sorrowing or lamentation.
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  • She has already had four cups of coffee this (morning/mourning).
  • The family is in (morning / mourning) and requests privacy at this time.
peace versus piece
peace versus piece
  • The noun peace means contentment or the absence of war.
  • The noun piece refers to a portion or a part of a whole.
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  • "When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know (peace/piece).” -Jimi Hendrix
  • "Sitting at the table one day, I held the fork in my left hand and pierced a (peace/piece) of chicken.” -Maya Angelou
  • May I have another (peace/piece) of pizza?
principal versus principle
principal versus principle
  • As a noun, principal commonly means "administrator" or "sum of money." As an adjective, principal means "most important."
  • The noun principle means "basic truth" or "rule."
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  • Ms. Benson said that boredom was her (principal/principle) reason for retiring.
  • Mr. Greenland is our school (principal / principle).
  • The (principal/principle) of gardening is to provide nourishment).