Stand in front of a desk with a book in your hand and say the
"Lay means to place an object onto another surface". I will
lay this book on the desk." (Lay the book on the desk to
Now, call on a student and ask the following" ___________,
(insert name), did you lie in your bed last night?"
Then say, "lie means to stretch out in a resting position, as
when going to bed."
Ask for another meaning of lie, as to tell a lie (story, fib,
Hope this helps!
Teacher on the Verge