Help your students to truly understand contractions with this fun game. This contraction activity is a more than a worksheet. It help students learn about contractions, yet is fun to play again and again. Just add it into your literacy centers, Friday Fun Day, or have it available for your fast finishers. It’s perfect for first grade through fourth grade. Your students will love it!
- 3 Posters (8.5 X 11 inches (in color and black & white)
What is a contraction?
Contraction examples to help you teach the skill
List of contractions for students to reference during the game
- Direction sheet on how to play the game
- 5 game boards
- Teacher tips
Be sure to look at the preview above!
How to Play:
Step 1: Determine which player goes first. The player whose birthday is closest to January 1st goes first.
Step 2: Choose a color crayon. Each player needs a different color.
Step 3: Take turns drawing one line to connect the dots. You can draw only ONE line each turn.
Step 4: The player who completes the square gets to color the square center and claim that square.
Step 5: To earn a point you need to color in THREE squares that are next to each other AND are a complete contraction set. For example, you will need squares is, not, and isn’t that are next to each other for the contraction set for isn’t. Then circle the three squares with a black crayon.
Step 6: Record your points on the scoreboard. The player who has the most points when the board is filled is the winner.
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