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Common Grammar and Spelling Errors.

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Tracy Buckley

on 2 March 2015

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Transcript of Common Grammar and Spelling Errors.

Common Grammar and Spelling Errors.
(And a few other things.)

To, Too, Two
I want
to
go
to
the football game.

I like to watch football,
too
!

She has been to
two
games so far this week!


There, They're, Their
There
is the Pekin Dragons soccer team!

They're
highly ranked.

Their
comaraderie is every coach's dream.
Its, It's
I lost my soccer ball.
It's
in the closet.

My soccer ball is really bright.
Its
colors are neon green and pink.

CHALLENGE!!!!
Could you tell me how ____ get ____ Sesame Street?

There are ____ people I cherish most in my life.

I, ___, enjoy dancing.

I passed English, ____!
Their=Shows Possession
I would like to have
their
stats.
If they keep playing like this,
their
town will have a parade for them.
They're= They are
They are
undefeated.

They're
undefeated.
There= a point of reference
Where is my soccer ball?
It is over
there
.

There
are
too
many players on the field.
CHALLENGE!!!
I wish we had _______ stats.

Go over ______ and find my coach.

_______ finished playing the game.
Two=Mathematical
There
are only
two
people on the field.

I need you
to
bring
two
shin-guards.


TOO=ALSO
I play soccer,
too
.

Too
many players kick with
their
toes and not
their
laces.

I ate
too
much dinner before practice.
To=Preposition
She went to Dunham's
to
get new gear.

He forgot
to
tie his laces.

The soccer coach has got
to
do something about those ruts in the field
Try this:
Use the process of elimination.
Think:

Is it a number? (TWO)
Does it mean "also?" (TOO)
If neither of those fit, it must be "to."
It's = It is
It's
not okay
to
miss more than
two
practices.

I will call you when
it's
time
to
go.
Its = Possessive for a thing or object
NO APOSTROPHE
The team is at
its
height of the season.

That soccer ball has lost
its
air.
CHALLENGE!!!
_____ a good feeling to be undefeated.


The soccer team has to record ____ stats.
Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda
Could of = INCORRECT!!!
Should of = INCORRECT!!
Would of = INCORRECT!!

Could have/Should have/Would have
Capitalizing Titles of Essays
The Night at the Roxbury
The Mouse Stole My Cheese
A Day in the Life of Mr. Magoo
Living a Day to Remember
CHALLENGE!!!
mr. magorium's wonder emporium

the cat that came to my room

the woman who stole my shoes
into/in to
She walked
into
the door and bruised her nose.

She walked
in to
see her father.

He ran
into
the building with his car.

When they came
in to
make the announcement, the room was empty.
Into
The word "into" is a preposition, a linking word. It answers the question, "Where?" in most cases.

Where did she walk?....into the door.
Where did he crash?...into the building.
Where did she swim...into the ocean.




In to
He walked
in to
see his father.

For the cases when "to"just happens to come after "in," be sure to space between.
CHALLENGE!
She ran into check on her daughter.

She wants to go into college for Information Technology.

He got into trouble.

John went into business so that he could follow his father's footsteps.
Irregardless
Is this a word?

Use this word in a sentence. If you do not think this is a word, then use the form you believe to be correct in a sentence.
Than and Then
Then = TIME

Than = Comparison
Then
I went to the store and then I went to the game.

Then, how do you think you will do after practicing for six hours?
Than
I like the color purple better
than
I like our school colors.

Pekin's soccer team is better
than
Dunlap's soccer team.
Challenge:
Use each word in a sentence!!

Than

Then
TEAM BUILDING
Their were so many things I wanted to say. Yet, I was to stubborn to apologize.
Clap and cheer if you think it is all correct.

Stand up and cross your arms if you think it is incorrect.
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