Contraction Fun -- This grammar resource contains 9 grammar centers to help your little learners master contractions.
♥ Contraction Sorting Activity
-Students will read the word cards and determine which category the contraction belongs. Sorting mats and a recording sheet are provided.
♥ Roll-a-Contraction Dice Roll Activities (2)
-Students will roll a die. They will match the number rolled to a contraction on their recording sheet and write the word. The first word to the top is the “winner”.
♥ Contraction Treasures Board Game
-Students will spin a spinner to find the amount of cards they may choose. They will read the contraction on the card, find, and cover the two word that make up the contraction on the game board. The player with the most contractions at the end of the game wins.
♥ I Have...Who Has?... Activity
-Students will read the contraction on their card and ask who has the contraction that matches the two words printed on their card.
♥ My Little Book of Contractions—Writing Center Activity
-Students will write a mini-book of contractions and sentences. A list of common contractions is provided.
♥ Which Contraction? Task Cards
-Students will read the sentence on the card and determine which contraction best completes the sentence. A recording sheet is provided. This activity could also be used as a Read-the-Room activity or SCOOT game. (Includes 24 task cards.)
♥ Contraction or Not? Tiny Word Search
-Students use a magnifying glass to search for tiny words in the picture. They will write the words in the categories of Contraction or Not a Contraction. A recording sheet is provided. I’ve included a black & white version as well.
♥ Add-a-Contraction Sentence/Contraction Matching Activity
-Students will match the sentence card with the contraction card that can be used to best complete the sentence. They will record the sentences on their recording sheet. (Includes 6 sentences.)
♥ Contraction Match-It Puzzles
-Students will match the contraction with the two words that make up the contraction on the puzzle cards. An optional recording sheet is provided.
I hope these grammar centers provide a fun way for your kids to work with contractions.
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