Dude! You just stumbled upon a gnarly contractions lesson! This bundle comes with Surfin’ Contraction slides available in PowerPoint, Smart, and Promethean software. The contraction slides surf through the definition of a contraction and the use of an apostrophe. Each subsequent contraction slide provides room for practice and discussion on specific word chunks so your surfers won’t wipeout when it comes to group and independent contraction practice.
Following your contraction lesson and contraction class discussion, we have 40 radical contraction surfboards that can be used in a variety of ways! We offer a whole class contraction activity and four other contraction ideas that can be done in small groups.
There is no doubt that this fun contractions lesson with five fun contraction activities will get your students amped about grammar and set all surfers up for total contraction success.
This pack includes:
*Contraction Slideshow: Available in PowerPoint, Smart, & Promethean
*20 Contraction Word Pair Surfboards
*Whole Class & Small Group Contraction Activities
*Student Activity Directions
Common Core Standards Dealing With Contractions:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.1.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.2c Use an apostrophe to form contractions and frequently occurring possessives.
CCSS.ELA.Literacy.L.3.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases.