the grammar games

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I created this as a classroom game to cover common grammatical errors. It's just a start more questions.

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  • 1. The Grammar GamesHe said/She said everyday usage

2. The Rules of the Grammar GamesAll team members start standing up.Teams will alternate answering questions.Each team will have 30 seconds to deliberate.If question is answered incorrectly,One team member must sit down GAME ON ! 3. Lay Versus Lie You can ________ the paper here. lay lie 4. Who Versus Whom The last piece of pie goes to ____ever sits down first.who whom 5. Affect Versus EffectBad weather can __________many peoples mood, but I trynot to let it ______ me.affecteffect 6. Lay Versus LieJust let that sleeping dog _______ .lay lie 7. Affect Versus Effect His success was the ________of many years of practice andthe self-discipline.affect effect 8. Who Versus Whom ______ did you invite to the dance? WhoWhom 9. Me, myself, and I Its not a good idea to fall asleep with gum in your mouth. Nobody knows that better than ________. MeMyselfI 10. Try again!One member from your team needs to sit down. 11. CORRECT!We lay objects/things down.Lay = put 12. Try again!One member from your team needs to sit down. 13. CORRECT!Whom is a the object of a sentence.Use it like you would use otherobjective pronouns such as me, him,her, us, and them. 14. Try again!One member from your team needs to sit down. 15. CORRECT!Affect is usually a verb. Ifsomething causes you tolaugh, cry, or try harder, ithas affected you. 16. Try again!One member from your team needs to sit down. 17. CORRECT! People and animals liedown. Objects/things lay.present tense = lie past tense = lay 18. Try again!One member from your team needs to sit down. 19. CORRECT!Effect is usually a noun. Ifsomething is the result ofsomething else it is an effect. Ifsomething gets the result youwanted, it is effective. 20. Try again!One member from your team needs to sit down. 21. CORRECT!Who is the subject of a sentence.Use who when you would use I,he, she, he, we, or they. 22. Try again!One member from your team needs to sit down. 23. CORRECT!Me is the objective pronoun.I is the subjective pronoun.Myself should rarely be used.