Contractions Activity

Contractions Activity

How to teach Contractions

Using Contractions Activity, students match two word phrase cards (I cannot) to contractions cards (I can't) in order to use contractions in their writing.

Being able to read and write using contractions is an important skill for your students to learn. This activity gives your students practice figuring out what words contractions stand for.

Students match each two- word phrase (blue cards) with its contraction (green card).Then, students can continue their practice with the provided worksheet.

Other resources to use with this Contractions Activity

If you are using this activity, your students are probably learning about contractions.

Use this Do You Want to Build a Snowman Contraction Activity as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this activity by using the Contraction Flashcards. Show each contraction and ask student share sentences with that word in it. Next, have students tell what two words are being shown in the contractions. Then, students complete activity independently or with a partner. Finally, challenge students to write as many sentences using contractions as possible!

Be sure to check out more Contraction Worksheets.

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