Theme #3 VERBS OFTEN CONFUSED
DO Now • • In your English Journal Use the following verbs each in a sentence: sit set rise raise lie lay
Sit, set; lie, lay; rise; raise EQ: How are the verbs sit/set, rise/raise, and lie/lay used correctly?
How would you fix the verbs that are used incorrectly? • Ike and Ron raise healthy hens, which they keep in nice clean pens. • As the farmers wait for eggs, they set down and rest their legs. • Once the eggs are in a heap, Ike and Ron lay down to sleep.
Verb Some verbs have related but different meanings. Definition Sentence Sit Set To rest or recline To put or place an object I sit in the chair. I set the cup down. Lie Lay To rest or recline To put or place an object I lie on the blanket. I will lay the book on the shelf. Rise Raise To get up or go up To move something up, to grow something, or to increase We rise early. They raise their hands.
Sit, set; lie, lay; rise; raise • To decide which verb to use, ask yourself what the subject is doing. If the subject is placing a object somewhere, use set or lay. • If the subject is resting use sit or lie. • To decide whether to use rise or raise, ask yourself, raise what? If your answer names something use raise. If the question has no answer use rise.
Guided Practice • Transparency #3 -32
Assignment • Complete Lab # 255 • Homework: Workbook Plus #64 • Quiz Tomorrow on Verbs Confused
Verbs Confused • In class- Workbook Plus #65 • Quiz- Reteaching Workbook #38 • When you are finished with the quiz put your quiz on the front table and answer the Essential Question in your journal.
• Write six sentences using a form of sit/set, lie/lay, and rise/raise. • Exchange papers with a partner. Underline the verb and check to make sure it has been used correctly. • Answer the EQ when finished