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Confused Words Fix-Up

Helps students master commonly misused English words – on the web!

Product Description

What Does Confused Words Fix-Up Do?

Provides interactive lessons to help students master commonly confused and misused words

Contains context-clues, multiple word exposures, and suitable distracting answers.

Scores and progress are automatically tracked in an Online Portfolio.

Designed for general curriculum use in grades 4 through 10, the program may be used by English language learners, struggling readers, and older students.

Inspires Enthusiasm

A structured and supportive environment that lets all learners experience success.

Enhances Interaction

Instructors can quickly discover individual areas of concern and be able do something about them.

Streamlines Learning

Built-in explanations and immediate feedback help students overcome obstacles while they work.

Automatic Tracking

Teachers can monitor pupil progress and work through an easy-to-use management.

Concepts Covered

Designed for English language learners and older students, as well as pupils in upper elementary and secondary grades.

Self-paced and self-advancing; moves students ahead as they demonstrate readiness.

Pupils receive immediate, personal help throughout.

Teachers can monitor pupils’ progress and time-on-task through an easy-to-use online portfolio.

Level 1: U.S. reading skill levels 5.0 – 7.0, Intermediate English Language Learners

Each level covers 30 to 36 confused word pairs (or trios in some cases)

 

Level 2: U.S. reading skill levels 5.0 – 7.0, Intermediate English Language Learners

Each level covers 30 to 36 confused word pairs (or trios in some cases)

 

 

Level 3: U.S. reading skill levels 7.0 – 10.0, Advanced English Language Learners

Each level covers 30 to 36 confused word pairs (or trios in some cases)

 

Students will …

  • Learn to recognize and correct common errors in word usage

Among the words covered:

Level 1: won/one, hole/whole, hear/here, right/write, chews/choose, wear/where

Level 2: its/it’s, teach/learn, accept/except, advise/advice, conscious/conscience

Level 3: affect/effect, patience/patients, lie/lay, dissent/descent, differ/defer

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“Wonderful for improving students’ vocabulary skills.”

Harlan Community High School

Harlan, IA