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1 Not, never and negative contractions

2 Contractions Will not ~ won’t Do not ~ don’t Should not ~ shouldn’t Does not ~ doesn’t Were not ~ weren’t You are ~ you’re

3 Directions: If there are contractions in the sentence, the students should rewrite the sentence with the contraction broken apart before they begin diagramming. Example: The clown won’t smile. The clown will not smile. Give them a few minutes to do it by themselves, then they will trade and check someone else’s paper. Diagram each one and discuss under the doc camera. I left an answer key for you.I usually choose one child for each sentence to explain how they diagrammed it. Ask them what part of speech each word is. They should know these. They can use the posters on the wall to help them.

4 Warm-up #1: 1. The swarming bees won’t sting. 2. The bald man doesn’t understand. 3. The colorful, noisy parrot always squawks. 4. The dog always chews. 5. The lovely bride won’t smile.

5 The swarming bees won’t sting.

6 The bald man doesn’t understand.

7 The colorful, noisy parrot always squawks.

8 The dog always chews.

9 The lovely bride won’t smile.

10 Warm-up #2: 1. The magical, blue genie never frowns. 2. The silly clown often juggles. 3. The young teen is being arrested. 4. The polite maids always clean. 5. My teacher is often helping.

11 The magical, blue genie never frowns.

12 The silly clown often juggles.

13 The young teen is being arrested.

14 The polite maids always clean.

15 My teacher is often helping.

16 Warm-up, #3: 1. The broken glass hasn’t been replaced. 2. The plastic grocery bag isn’t always floating. 3. Her homework paper shouldn’t be ripped. 4. My cell phone isn’t often ringing. 5. My kitchen faucet doesn’t often leak.

17 The broken glass hasn’t been replaced.

18 The plastic grocery bag isn’t always floating.

19 Her homework paper shouldn’t be ripped.

20 My cell phone isn’t often ringing.

21 My kitchen faucet doesn’t often leak.

22 Warm-up, #4: 1. The enormous boulder won’t budge. 2. The stubborn goat won’t budge. 3. My bathroom scale won’t budge. 4. The songbird often chirps. 5. The stubborn donkey often brays.

23 The enormous boulder won’t budge.

24 The stubborn goat won’t budge.

25 My bathroom scale won’t budge.

26 The songbird often chirps.

27 The stubborn donkey often brays.

28 Warm-up #5: Rewrite the sentence, breaking apart the contraction. Then diagram it. 1. The little girl won’t eat. 2. The happy baby never cries. 3. My pencil lead always breaks. 4. The trapeze artist doesn’t fall often. 5. I can’t drive.

29 The little girl won’t eat.

30 The happy baby never cries.

31 My pencil lead always breaks.

32 The trapeze artist doesn’t fall often.

33 I can’t drive.


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