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Contractions Make it shorter!. Objective  I will be able to properly use contractions in a sentence.

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1 Contractions Make it shorter!

2 Objective  I will be able to properly use contractions in a sentence.

3 Contractions  “A contraction consists of two words that are combined to form one word. To “contract” means to “make smaller,” and that is what we do when we form contractions: we take two longer words and contract them into one shorter word.” 

4 Simplified  Contractions = two words combined to form one shorter word

5 When to use…  Contractions are use to take, “shortcuts” in your writing.  Contractions are used when writing in an informal style.

6 Common Contractions  is not - isn’t: Isn’t this a friendly dog?  do not - don’t: Don’t knock the glass over!  cannot - can’t: Jenny can’t drive yet.  did not - didn’t: It didn’t rain last night.  I will - I’ll: I’ll go with you to the park.

7 Common Contractions  he will - he’ll: He’ll like this present.  she will - she’ll: She’ll need a winter coat.  we will - we’ll: We’ll keep you company.  you will - you’ll: You’ll enjoy the book.  I am - I’m: I’m very thirsty.

8 Try it out!!!  Mya did not want to go to the store to buy milk.  Mya didn’t want to go to the store to buy milk.  You will be able to walk to the library after school.  You’ll be able to walk to the library after school.


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