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Young scholars write contractions correctly when given two words to join together. They watch a video, make sentence strip contractions, and complete a worksheet.
Second graders study the use of contractions. In this contraction lesson, 2nd graders examine what contractions are and how to form them properly. They use a song to learn which words to change when forming contractions before writing 6 contractions that will be displayed in the classroom. They take their contraction song home to share with families.
In this contractions worksheet, students review and discuss how to form contractions and write out the contraction found in sixteen sentences.
What are the Spanish contractions? Review the contractions, and then provide your class with this practice sheet. For each of the 13 sentences provided, your learner must identify the correct translation out of the four options listed. Consider having them highlight or underline each Spanish contraction they see. 
In this contractions worksheet, students practice, review and assess contraction usage by matching words that mean the same with their contractions. Students write twenty-four matching, multiple choice, and short answers.
Young writers participate in a game to practice making contractions and using the apostrophe properly.
If you want to make learning fun, turn it into a game. Grammar gets an Earth Day make-over with a fun themed matching activity and contraction worksheet. The resource includes several sheets of cards, each containing the contraction and the two-word phrase that the contraction stems from. Learners can use the cards to play a contraction matching game and then practice with the included worksheet.
Why do people create governments? Where did we get our ideas about government? This is a fantastic introductory lesson for your American government class that begins by reviewing the philosophies of Thomas Hobbes and John Locke in detail, and is then followed by activities and worksheets that compare their views on the state of nature, the social contract, and the inherent responsibiilities of government.
Students study the three main concepts of contracts: Offer, Acceptance and Consideration. They negotiate a contract to get the best deal for themselves or their client and name several contracts that they have participated in.
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 20 multiple choice questions about Rousseau's The Social Contract. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about The Social Contract by Rosseau. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet. 
Buying a car is no easy task, and can have major long-term consequences if done without proper financial knowledge. Ensure your learners are prepared with the information and criteria for comparing different car deals and signing contracts.
Looking for a simple and straightforward reference on the Enlightenment for your young historians? Check out this list of key terms and important figures from the period, followed by a traditional assessment where your learners will be asked to match historical figures with their appropriate accomplishments and respond to brief constructed response questions. Finally, your class members will read an excerpt from Rousseau's The Social Contract and consider his argument against the use of force as a means of governance.
High schoolers are introduced to the concept of contracts in street law. In groups, they compare and contrast contract law with tort law. They identify the basic concepts of each and view examples to see the concepts in use. They also disccuss how certain policies can limit the extent to which people bind themselves to responsibility.
Students identify contractions in a book.  In this grammar lesson, students investigate a science book in order to identify a specific contraction they were assigned.  Students work in pairs and share their information with each other.
Students build word fluency. In this contraction identification lesson, students are given a contraction  to hunt for how many times that word is used in their science book (or other text book). They work in pairs to find the word as many times as they can (this can be repeated for as many rounds as desired with various contractions). This lesson includes a link to printouts for this game.
In these contraction worksheets, 3rd graders study the word combinations that make up contractions. Students complete 24 fill in the blank, 12 matching, and 5 short answer questions using the given contractions.
In this contractions activity, students fill in the blanks to sentences with contractions, combine words to make contractions, match words to contractions, and more. Students complete 45 problems.
Second graders investigate the use of contractions. In this contraction lesson, 2nd graders hear a creative story that explains the rules of contractions. They watch a PowerPoint and complete a worksheet on the same topic.
Third graders complete a worksheet. In this contractions lesson, 3rd graders define contractions and discuss the uses for an apostrophe. Students work in groups to write two sentences that contain apostrophes. Students complete a worksheet on contractions.

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