This game is a board/card game with 27 word contraction cards and a base board. Players must decide whether the contraction card selected contains 'is', 'had' or 'will' in it before it was contracted. They place the card in the appropriate group. The game is easily taught and has simple rules. It contains 4 pages and includes game instructions. This is a quick paced and enjoyable game, with players checking each other's decisions.
This activity is a card game to reinforce the use of word contractions. Repeated opportunities to play with words, in engaging activities, allows learners to become familiar with the look and sound of each word, therefore strengthening both spelling and reading skills.
Literacy games from The Classroom Kit are great for independent group work, as they are easily differentiated to each group's learning needs. They are easily used in literacy centres as reinforcing activities, as they are fast paced and engaging for learners.
More games like this are available from The Classroom Kit.
This game is included in a bundle of games on TPT: Word Contractions Games Bundle.