Subject: ELA (English Language Arts)

Lesson Length: 30 mins

Topic: Frequently Confused Words To/Too/Two

Grade Level: 4

Objective: Analysis, Explanation

Standards: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.4.1.G

Brief Description: Students will correctly use the frequently confused words to/too/two.

Know Before You Start: Students often struggle writing the correct form of the frequently used words to, too, and two. This lesson will help clarify common misuse of these words.

Comic 1

Too Many Twos! - Exemplar comic, panel 1 Too Many Twos! - Exemplar comic, panel 2 Too Many Twos! - Exemplar comic, panel 3

Comic 2

Too Many Twos! - Exemplar comic #2, panel 1 Too Many Twos! - Exemplar comic #2, panel 2 Too Many Twos! - Exemplar comic #2, panel 3

Hook:

  • Read and discuss Comic #1, illustrating how to use to, too, and two.
  • Ask students to discuss with a partner the meaning of to/too/two as demonstrated in each panel.
  • Model how to correctly use each form of the word to/too/two in writing.

 

Activity:

  • Have students read Comic #2 and decide what form of to/too/two should be included in each panel. This can be done out loud or on a separate piece of paper.
  • Have Students create their own 3 panel comics demonstrating their understanding of how to use the correct form of to/too/two.

Closure: Have students share their comics with one another, and encourage them to use the correct form of to/too/two in their own writing.

Resources: Comics for print or display : Comic 1,  Comic 2.