2ContractionsA contraction is a word made by putting two words together.When words are joined in a contraction, an apostrophe is used to show where a letter or letters have been left out.
3Some contractions combine a pronoun and a verb. I + will = I’llI’ll you later.I is a pronounwill is a verb
4Some contractions combine a verb and the word not. Has + not = hasn’tGrady hasn’t be eating a lot.has is a verb and it is combined with not
5Contractions with Pronouns we + will = we’llthey + will = they’llshe + will = she’llhe + will = he’llI + will = I’llhe + is = he’sshe + is = she’sit + is = it’sI + am = I’mwe + are = we’reyou + are = you’rethey + are = they’re
6Contractions with verbs and the word not are + not = aren’tcould + not = couldn’tdid + not = didn’tdoes + not = doesn’tdo + not = don’thas + not = hasn’thave + not = haven’tis + not = isn’twas + not = wasn’twill + not = won’twere + not = weren’twould + not = wouldn’t