Often Confused Words Activities | Task Cards, Tests


Our pretest, 60 task cards, and post-test will help students confidently differentiate between affect/effect, principal/principle, lose/loose, because/cause, and even tackle pesky misspelled words like ‘alot.’

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Add these often confused words activities to your language arts program.
Teaching commonly confused words and often misspelled words? This download contains a pretest, 60 task cards, and a post-test. These task cards cover commonly misused words such as affect/effect, principal/principle, lose/loose, and because/cause, as well as misspelled words like “alot.”
This grammar activity is perfect to implement with writing lessons. You will receive the activities in a PDF as well as a digital links.
Included in this commonly confused and misspelled words unit:
✓ A pretest.
✓ 60 sentences, one per task card. Four task cards per page. The sentences have two options (the often confused words).
✓ Answer sheet for students to write the corrected sentence (numbered).
✓ Post-test.
✓ Answer key for all.
✓ Digital task cards in a Google Slide format.
✓ A Google Quiz for the pretest.
✓ A Google Quiz for the post test.
Tired of correcting common spelling errors? Hone in on specific errors with these task cards, and give students the ability to correct them. This grammar lesson provides practice for students to identify commonly misspelled and confused words.
Note: Confused words does not always fall under the branch of “grammar.” However, these task cards will work nicely with writing or grammar lessons and for ease of my materials, I have labeled these as such.


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