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Crashin' Contractions: {Apostrophe S} Word Work ('s)

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Use these Common Core aligned word work activities to help students to practice identifying, writing, and categorizing contractions. This packet focuses on contractions using apostrophe “s”, such as “is” and “has.” There are also resources for reviewing the use of apostrophe “s” for possessives.

PLEASE NOTE: This packet is part of a larger bundle of word work for contractions, which can be found here: Crashin' Contractions Word Work Bundle {Will and Not, Have and Would, Are and Had, Apostrophe S}


Common Core:
This lesson is aligned to the following CCSS for ELA:
- Grade 2: L.2.2c: Use an apostrophe to form contractions and frequently occurring possessives


File type: PDF
Page size: 8.5" x 11" (letter)

Set Includes:
- 2 contraction example charts (“is” and “has”)
- Introduction “Crashin’ Contractions” story
- FLIPPIN’ FUN : Contraction practice flip chart
- 3 flip chart templates (blank, “is,” and “has”)
- Assembly instructions
- CROSS ’N' CONTRACT: Sentence edit worksheet
- READ ‘N’ WRITE: Writing contractions practice
- GONE FISHIN’: 40 contraction cards for a game of “Go fish!”
- THAT’S MINE!: Practicing with possessives
- AMAZIN’ MAZE! Follow the contractions to solve the maze
- Answer key for Cross ’n' Contract, Mix ’n' Match, Read ‘n’ Write, That’s Mine! and maze activities

Ideas for Use:
- Introduce contractions using the example charts (p. 4 - 6) and “Crashin’ Contractions” story (p. 7).
- Use the 6 activities as word work during your ELA block.
- Use some or all of the 6 activities during literacy centers.

Other word work in this series:
Crashin' Contractions {Will and Not} Word Work
Crashin' Contractions {Are and Had} Word Work
Crashin' Contractions {Have and Would} Word Work

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