Sentence 15

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!

The last slice of cheesecake __________ on a platter in the middle of the table; everyone wanted to eat it, but only Cassandra was assertive enough to scoop the slice onto her own plate.

Screen 1 = lay

lay?

Screen 2 = was laying

was laying?

Screen 3 = laid

laid?

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