This is a mini unit on contractions. It is animated and very entertaining. Please review the index below and view the preview for detailed descriptions. :)
Slides 2- 9 – Animated fiction story about how contractions are formed. Two words (cars) crash together. A tear, or apostrophe, is used to hold the place of the missing letters.
Slides 10 – 15- Guided teach: Common examples of contractions with illustrations.
Slides 16 – 21- Whole Group Questioning: Words in isolation and it context.
Slide 22- Conclusion
Slide 23 – 26: Printables for Independent Practice