COMMONLY CONFUSED WORDS 8 TH GRADE SO YOU DON’T EMBARRASS YOURSELF WHEN YOU WRITE…

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COMMONLY CONFUSED WORDS 8 TH GRADE SO YOU DONT EMBARRASS YOURSELF WHEN YOU WRITE Slide 2 CAPITOL/CAPITAL CAPITOL THE BUILDING IN WHICH THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE THE LAWS MEET THE SENATOR WENT TO THE CAPITOL BUILDING TODAY. CAPITAL AN UPPER CASE LETTER PUNISHABLE BY DEATH MOST SERIOUS OR IMPORTANT THE SEAT OF GOVERNMENT RELATING TO A CORPORATIONS NET WORTH Slide 3 CELL/SALE/SELL CELL A ROOM IN A PRISON OR JAIL ONE OF THE VERY SMALL PARTS THAT TOGETHER FORM A LIVING ORGANISM PRISONERS, GET IN YOUR CELLS! SALE THE ACT OF SELLING SOMETHING, EXCHANGING MONEY FOR GOODS AND SERVICES THE CAR IS ON SALE FOR $5000.00. Slide 4 SELL TO MAKE SOMETHING AVAILABLE TO BE BOUGHT I AM GOING TO SELL MY MOTORCYCLE. Slide 5 CHOOSE/CHOSE CHOOSE TO DECIDE THAT A PARTICULAR PERSON OR THING IS THE ONE THAT YOU WANT I CHOOSE YOU TO BE ON MY TEAM. CHOSE THE PAST TENSE OF CHOOSE I CHOSE YOU TO BE ON MY TEAM BECAUSE YOU ARE THE BEST. Slide 6 EMIGRATE/IMMIGRATE EMIGRATE TO LEAVE A COUNTRY OR REGION TO LIVE ELSEWHERE I WANT TO EMIGRATE TO MY OWN PRIVATE ISLAND. IMMIGRATE TO COME TO A COUNTRY TO LIVE THERE. THEY IMMIGRATED HERE FROM GERMANY. Slide 7 FARTHER/FURTHER FARTHER TO OR AT OR TO A MORE DISTANT PLACE OR TIME OR A MORE ADVANCED POINT; THINK DISTANCE I CAN THROW THE BALL FARTHER THAN YOU. FURTHER TO A GREATER DEGREE OR EXTENT; IN ADDITION TO WHAT HAS BEEN SAID; THINK CONCEPTUAL WE WILL TAKE SOLAR PANEL DEVELOPMENT FURTHER THAN EVER BEFORE. Slide 8 NEW/KNEW NEW NOT OLD; RECENTLY BORN, BUILT OR CREATED I LOVE THAT NEW-CAR SMELL. KNEW PAST TENSE OF KNOW I KNEW YOU WHEN YOU WERE A BABY. Slide 9 LOOSE/LOSE LOOSE NOT TIGHTLY FASTENED, ATTACHED, OR HELD THE ROPE GOT LOOSE AND THE COW GOT AWAY. LOSE TO FAIL TO WIN A GAME OR TO KEEP HOLD OF SOMETHING I DONT WANT TO LOSE THIS GAME! Slide 10 PASSED/PAST PASSED THE PAST TENSE OF PASS; MEANING TO MOVE OR GO THROUGH A PARTICULAR PLACE HAVE WE PASSED LAS VEGAS YET? PAST HAVING EXISTED IN A TIME BEFORE THE PRESENT; FROM, DONE, OR USED IN AN EARLIER TIME THE CAREFREE DAYS OF YOUR YOUTH ARE IN THE PAST. Slide 11 QUIET/QUIT/QUITE QUIET THE QUALITY OF STATE OF BEING SILENT OR CALM QUIET DOWN SO WE CAN BEGIN THE MOVIE. QUIT TO LEAVE, STOP DOING, STOP WORKING I WILL NEVER QUIT ON YOU KIDS. Slide 12 QUITE TO A VERY NOTICEABLE DEGREE OR EXTENT, COMPLETELY OR ENTIRELY I AM QUITE FINISHED LISTENING TO YOUR EXCUSES. Slide 13 THERE/THEIR/THEYRE THERE IN THAT PLACE : AT THAT LOCATION THINK: T(HERE) PUT THE ICE SCULPTURE OVER THERE. THEIR RELATING TO OR BELONGING TO CERTAIN PEOPLE, ANIMALS, OR THINGS. THINK: T(HEIR) THAT IS THEIR CAR. Slide 14 THEYRE A CONTRACTION OF THE WORDS THEY ARE THEYRE COMING WITH US TO THE BEACH. Slide 15 WEAK/WEEK WEAK HAVING LITTLE PHYSICAL POWER OR ABILITY; NOT STRONG 7 TH GRADERS ARE REALLY WEAK. WEEK A PERIOD OF 7 DAYS FRIDAY IS MY FAVORITE DAY OF THE WEEK.