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CONTRACTIONS By Eleanor Simpson What are contractions? n A contraction is two words joined together with one or more letters dropped and replaced by.

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2 CONTRACTIONS By Eleanor Simpson

3 What are contractions? n A contraction is two words joined together with one or more letters dropped and replaced by an apostrophe ( ’ ). n Do not = don’t I will = I’ll

4 I am changes to: I’m I am

5 I am going to school. I’m going to school. CHANGES TO:

6 When the word have is used in a contraction, the letters ha are dropped and replaced with an apostrophe ( ’ ). n I have n we have n they have n you have n I’ve n we’ve n they’ve n you’ve

7 I have found my lost toy. n CHANGES TO: n I’ve found my lost toy.

8 When the word had is used in a contraction, the letters ha are dropped and replaced with an apostrophe ( ’ ). n they had n she had n we had n he had n you had n they’d n she’d n we’d n he’d n you’d

9 You had better go home. n CHANGES TO: n You’d better go home.

10 When the word will is used in a contraction, the letters wi are dropped and replaced with an apostrophe ( ’ ). n he will n she will n we will n you will n they will n I will n he’ll n she’ll n we’ll n you’ll n they’ll n I’ll

11 I will go the store. n CHANGES TO: n I’ll go to the store.

12 When the word are is used in a contraction, the letter a is dropped and replaced with an apostrophe ( ’ ). n you are n we are n they are n you’re n we’re n they’re

13 You are my friend. n CHANGES TO: n You’re my friend.

14 When the word is is used in a contraction, the letter i is dropped and replaced with an apostrophe ( ’ ). n that is n what is n he is n she is n who is n it is n that’s n what’s n he’s n she’s n who’s n it’s

15 Who is coming to my party. n CHANGES TO: n Who’s coming to my party?

16 When the word not is used in a contraction, the letter o is dropped and replaced with an apostrophe ( ’ ). n can not n do not n is not n was not n are not n did not n can’t n don’t n isn’t n wasn’t n aren’t n didn’t

17 I can not wait for my party. n CHANGES TO: n I can’t wait for my party.

18 Let’s test our knowledge!

19 Remember! A contraction is two words joined together with one or more letters dropped and replaced by an apostrophe ( ’ ).

20 Now we are going to use the pen to match the words to their contraction. n he had n I am n are not n it is n I will n they are n I would n I’d n it’s n he’d n they’re n I’m n aren’t n I’ll


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