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English With Mrs. Wright Episode 1 (their, they're, there)

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This podcast is part of the series: English With Mrs. Wright

Creator:

Sharon Wright


School/Organization:

Childersburg High School, Talladega County Schools

Overview:

Episode 1 of English With Mrs. Wright explains the difference between the problem words their, they're, and there.


Length: 1:51

Content Areas: English/Language Arts

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

ELA2015 (10)
37. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. [L.9-10.1]
a. Use parallel structure.* [L.9-10.1a]
b. Use various types of phrases (noun, verb, adjectival, adverbial, participial, prepositional, absolute) and clauses (independent, dependent; noun, relative, adverbial) to convey specific meanings and add variety and interest to writing or presentations. [L.9-10.1b]
c. Apply rules of subject-verb agreement when the subject is compound in form but singular in meaning and when the subject is plural in form but singular in meaning. (Alabama)
 
ELA2015 (10)
40. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on Grade 10 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. [L.9-10.4]
a. Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence, paragraph, or text; a word's position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. [L.9-10.4a]
b. Identify and correctly use patterns of word changes that indicate different meanings or parts of speech (e.g., analyze, analysis, analytical; advocate, advocacy). [L.9-10.4b]
c. Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning, its part of speech, or its etymology. [L.9-10.4c]
d. Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary). [L.9-10.4d]
 
ELA2015 (11)
35. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. [L.11-12.1]
a. Apply the understanding that usage is a matter of convention, can change over time, and is sometimes contested. [L.11-12.1a]
b. Resolve issues of complex or contested usage, consulting references (e.g., Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage, Garner's Modern American Usage) as needed. [L.11-12.1b]
 
ELA2015 (11)
38. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on Grade 11 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. [L.11-12.4]
a. Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence, paragraph, or text; a word's position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. [L.11-12.4a]
b. Identify and correctly use patterns of word changes that indicate different meanings or parts of speech (e.g., conceive, conception, conceivable). [L.11-12.4b]
c. Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning, its part of speech, its etymology, or its standard usage. [L.11-12.4c]
d. Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary). [L.11-12.4d]
 

 


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