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Students read and spell common contractions formed from a verb paired with the word not. They read and spell common contractions formed from a pronoun paired with a verb.
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, learners 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.
With spaces for both your science pupils and their parents to sign, this laboratory safety contract is a must-have for your science classes. Twenty-one rules applying to protection and hazard prevention are listed. Discuss them with your junior scientists and then have them take the contract home to share with their parents. Involving parents should emphasize the importance of these guidelines. 
Young writers participate in a game to practice making contractions and using the apostrophe properly.
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.
Fourth graders research the American Revolution. They use learning contracts to guide their choices. They create ABC poems about the Revolution.
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. 
Shorten words with contractions. Second graders use apostrophes to shorten words, including harder ones like might not. Next, they write out the longer versions of various contractions. Have them write a story with these contractions for extra practice!
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.
Learners 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 are put in groups of 6 to 8, and they are given 20-30 minutes to write, design, direct, and block out (determine location and movement) a skit that illustrates the function of a sarcomere, and all the steps involved in its contraction and relaxation. Each students must have a speaking part, with no one person dominating the performance.
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.
Young scholars identify contractions in a book.  In this grammar lesson plan, students investigate a science book in order to identify a specific contraction they were assigned.  Young scholars work in pairs and share their information with each other.
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.
For this ESL worksheet, students focus on contractions.  Students complete 15 exercises writing the correct English contraction for the two words that are given and then use the interactive key when finished.    

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