Sentence 11

Directions: Read the sentence below. Then choose the correct form of lay or lie to fill the blank.

Your answer will win you whatever is behind the screen. Only the correct choice, however, will get you a cool prize! Wrong answers, alas, are dreadful consolation gifts.

You might want to consult the rules before you make your choice!

Jacob's physics notes were tucked in his book bag. A half-read copy of Moby-Dick served as a coaster for a glass of cold soda. An unopened trigonometry book was __________ on the desk. Although final exams were only two days away, Jacob decided to play another level of Tomb Raider, his favorite computer game.

Screen 1 = lying

lying?

Screen 2 = lieing

lieing?

Screen 3 = laying

laying?

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