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Grade 4 Language - Correcting Words

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There are many words that sound the same but are spelled differently. They also have different meanings. These words include to, too and two as well as there, their and they’re. In order to figure out which word to use, you have to know the meanings of each word and think about the context clues in each sentence. In this quiz, students will determine which word should fit into the sentence by using context clues and the meanings of the words.

1.
I told them ____ not to use the computer without my permission.
Which word best fits into the blank?
there
their
they're
them
I told them they are not to use the computer.
2.
After picking up my friends, we went ____ the movies.
Which word best fits into the blank?
to
too
two
at
This sentence needs a preposition.
3.
Every ____ days, I have to fill up my gas tank.
Which word best fits into the blank?
to
too
two
at
This sentence needs a number.
4.
Moms usually clean up after ____ children.
Which word best fits into the blank?
there
their
they're
them
Since this shows ownership, it shows that the children belong to the moms.
5.
Since the girls are twins, there are ____ sisters here.
Which word best fits into the blank?
to
too
two
at
To be a twin would mean that you have a sister who is the same age as you.
6.
At Thanksgiving, my family usually eats ____ much turkey.
Which word best fits into the blank?
to
too
two
at
Usually, people eat more food than they should at Thanksgiving.
7.
Several dogs ate ____ dog bones outside.
Which word best fits into the blank?
there
their
they're
them
This sentence shows ownership.
8.
My answer ____ the question is yes.
Which word best fits into the blank?
to
too
two
at
A preposition begins a prepositional phrase.
9.
____ is going to be trouble since the man walked in the door.
Which word best fits into the blank?
There
Their
They're
Them
This word shows that an action will take place.
10.
My mother spent ____ much money at the grocery store.
Which word best fits into the blank?
to
too
two
at
This sentence needs a word that means that something was more than what it should be.
Author:  Amy Flanders

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