Learning About Contractions

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Grade Level
Elementary School
Length of Time
45 minutes

This lesson will have a worksheet where students will write the words that stand for the contractions.

This is for third to fifth grade students.


Students will learn:
About contractions

Materials Needed

The worksheet I have included in this lesson
Pencils and erasers


First, you will copy the worksheet so that each one will have a copy.

Then, you will explain to the students about contractions.

A contraction stands for two words.

Example: can't = cannot

After that, you will pass out the worksheet so that each one will have a copy.

Worksheet - Contractions

Directions - Write the words that stand for the following contractions.

1. Isn't -

2. Wasn't -

3. Can't -

4. Aren't -

5. Weren't -

6. Hasn't -

7. Couldn't -

8. Won't -

9. Didn't -

10. Wouldn't -

11. I'll -

12. We'll -

13. He'll -

14. She'll -

15. Shouldn't -

16. That's -

17. It's -

18. You're -

19. You've -

20. We'd -


Each one is worth five points for a total of ten points.

100 to 90 = A

89 to 80 = B

79 to 70 = C

69 to 60 = D

Below 60 = F

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