Commonly Confused Word

Help your students learn and hear the difference between these commonly confused words. Especially with a child with an accent, many of these words are spoken the same way. After hopping around and using this mat, they will learn to associate the correct vowel sounds with each word.

Grade 3 - Grade 4

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    1. Hop and Say

      Have students hop from one word to the other saying each of the words out loud. As students say the word, have them also say the meaning, or use the...READ MORE

      Grade 3, Grade 4

    2. Bean Bag Meaning

      Have a student toss a bean bag onto the mat. Be sure that the bean bag lands on a space on the mat. Hop to the bean bag, and pick...READ MORE

      Grade 3, Grade 4

    3. Spell the Word

      The teacher will say one of the words on the mat out loud. The student will then spell that word and then jump to the word. Students can also use...READ MORE

      Grade 3, Grade 4

    4. Fill in the Sentence

      Students will use the worksheet and the mat to fill in the missing words.

      Grade 3, Grade 4

    5. Bean Bag Sentences

      Have a student toss a bean bag onto the mat. Be sure that the bean bag lands on a space on the mat. Hop to the bean bag, and pick...READ MORE

      Grade 3, Grade 4

    6. Match the Meaning

      Using the provided notecards, students will take a notecard and read the meaning. They will then hop through the mat to the word that matches the meaning on their chosen...READ MORE

      Grade 3, Grade 4

    7. Tell the Meaning

      The teacher will say the meaning of a word, and the student is to jump to the word that matches the meaning that the teacher gave. Encourage students to say...READ MORE

      Grade 3, Grade 4

    8. Jump To

      The teacher will say a word on the mat, and the student is to jump to that word, and repeat what the word is. Make sure that students take their...READ MORE

      Grade 3, Grade 4

    9. Identify the Word

      The teacher will spell a word on the mat for students to hear. Students will then jump to the word that the teacher spelled. Have students say and then repeat...READ MORE

      Grade 3, Grade 4

    10. Synonym/Antonym

      The teacher will say or write on the board a synonym or an antonym that goes with a word on the mat. The student will then jump to the word...READ MORE

      Grade 3, Grade 4