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213 resources with the keyterm contractions

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Contractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Are you looking for a good presentation on contractions? This one could be for you. Learners are coached on what contractions are and how they are made. Then, in each slide, pupils must identify contractions, and also turn contractions...
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English Skills Worksheet 6.200

For Students 4th - 6th
There are six word exercises provided here, although they're not necessarily linked together. The first short practice asks learners to give compound words that use the list of words provided. The second asks learners to identify...
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Shorten That Stack

For Teachers 1st
Can and can't, will and won't, do and don't - work on contractions with this resource! Young grammarians use pieces of poster board that are cut out into letter shapes with felt apostrophe marks. They work together to construct...
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What's wrong with "could of," "should of," "would of?"

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
A common mistake in writing is using the words, "could of" instead of "could have." Additionally, many young writers make the mistake of following a contraction with the word "of." For example; He wouldn't of waited for you. This...
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Underlining, Quotation Marks, and Apostrophe Practice

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Two worksheets provide practice for correct usage of underlining, quotation marks, and apostrophes. Titles are the main focus of the first page, which is directed at when to underline/italicize and when to use quotation marks, but...
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Listening for Meaning: Same Sound

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Learners demonstrate listening skills and determine meaning from conversation. They are meant to listen to a taped conversation, but being that it isn't included, you will need to create one. As a follow up, individuals complete a...
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English Skills Worksheet 6.201

For Students 5th - 6th
Review compound words, onomatopoeia, prefixes, and suffixes with your fifth and sixth graders. Each of the six exercises is short and simple, and the final exercise gives learners three options too choose from. They can use their weekly...
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Apostrophe Words

For Students 1st - 4th
Young writers cut out 18 contraction cards and 18 phrase cards. They make the 18 contractions to the appropriate 18 matching contractions.
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Could Have, Should Have, Would Have

For Students 6th - 8th
Could have, should have, would have learned your auxiliary verbs! Use this resource to describe the meaning of each set of words, and then let your kids try to complete the given sentences. Since most people don't actually take the time...
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Rules for Using Apostrophes

For Students 6th - 9th
Here's a comprehensive, information packet for your grammarians learning how to use apostrophes. The first two pages detail the use of the apostrophe (along with examples and clear explanation), while the last two pages contain a...
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Welcome to the World of it's and its

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
The first half of this PowerPoint gives explanations of the contraction it's, and then many examples of how to use it in sentences. The second half of the PowerPoint does the with its, showing possession in a statement. The cartoon...
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Rules of Thumb for Possessives/Apostrophes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Examples of incorrectly used or absent apostrophes mark nine of these entertaining, yet demoralizing slides. In order to leave the reader inspired to write well, the majority of the slides give examples of how to use apostrophes...
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Constructing Contractions

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Young writers participate in a game to practice making contractions and using the apostrophe properly.
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Short Cuts

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Second graders learn that a contraction is a way to put two words together. They read ten sentences and choose a contraction to use in place of the underlined words.
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Using Contractions In Your Writing

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this contractions worksheet, learners replace the 5 underlined words in sentences with a contraction. Students then add a contraction to complete a list for planning a party.
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Word Sort

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this word sorting activity instructional activity, students look through a story they have read and identify compound words, long e words, verbs, adjective, short a words, contractions, words with wh, feeling words, and words with...
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Theme 9 Prefix Un

For Students 5th - 6th
In this spelling and language arts worksheet, learners complete varied exercises on 8 pages. Included are prefixes, root words, contractions, proofreading and editing.
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Contractions

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this contractions worksheet, students look over 12 rows of 3 words each and determine which word in each row is a contraction. Students record their multiple choice answers on the lines provided.
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Contractions

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this contractions worksheet, students read 12 sentences and determine which 2 words in each sentence can be combined to form a contraction. Students write the 2 words chosen on the lines provided.
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Contractions

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this contractions worksheet, students look over 12 sets of 2 words, combine each set of words to form contractions and then choose which multiple choice answer spells that contraction correctly. Students print their answers on the...
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Contractions

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this contractions learning exercise, students combine 12 sets of words together to form 12 contractions. Students write their contractions on the lines provided.
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Contractions

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this contractions worksheet, students look over 12 rows containing 3 words each and determine which word in each row is a contraction. Students write their answers on the lines provided.
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Contractions

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this combining words worksheet, students read 12 sentences and decide which 2 words in each sentence can be formed together as a contraction. Students write the 2 words found in each sentence on the lines provided.
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Contraction Action

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this contractions activity, students read 8 sentences. Students replace the words in italics with a contraction, choosing from the word bank.