Middle School
English Language Arts

Grammar Unit: Lie / Lay

Students are often confused about when to use the correct form of lie and lay. Fortunately, this video and set of resources demystifies the process and enables them to clarify exactly when which word is used. This resource includes video links, daily grammar warmups, a graphic organizer, and a quiz to show and assess the different uses of lie and lay. This is a great set of resources because it gets students to think about lie and lay in a variety of ways.
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Grammar Unit: Lie / Lay
  • Travis Phelps says:
    These are some pdfs of questions that can be used as daily warm-ups or exit tickets. This assessment will greatly help you identify who exactly needs help comprehending this often-confusing topic.
  • Travis Phelps says:
    This is a graphic organizer that helps students organize their thoughts about which form of the verbs to use in each case. This is a research-supported strategy to help students organize their thinking, and its use will help your students learn these valuable skills.
  • Travis Phelps says:
    Here is a link to a video on “lie and lay” on YouTube. This video clearly explains the difference between the two cases and helps students learn.
  • Travis Phelps says:
    This is a link to a video on “that and who” on YouTube. This video takes the confusing idea and clarifies it, so students can easily understand it.
  • Travis Phelps says:
    This resource includes video links, daily grammar warmups, and a quiz to show and assess the different uses of lie and lay. It has the entire resource at your fingertips, saving you valuable time and energy.
  • Travis Phelps says:
    This is a video about why grammar is important. Your students might ask, "Why do we have to learn this?" This video will help make the case for why it is essential that they learn the grammar rules and conventions of the English language.
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