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4 fun ways to teach contractions!

Is your child making some of the most common mistakes of grammar? Oh yes – I am talking about contractions. It is one of the most common mistake children normally do.
Today’s lesson is to teach children contraction in a fun way so they never repeat this mistake again. It is very important to give them solid foundation of contraction which will help them a lot with their grammar work.

What is a contraction?

The contraction is process of making a word smaller. Basically the word is made of two words but you contract it into one word by omitting some of its letters and putting apostrophe in that place like you have contracted to you’ve or did not contract to didn’t.

4 fun ways to teach contractions to your children.

The following are my most favourite techniques use to teach contraction to children. Huge thanks to all the websites that I have used below for making the effort and providing wonderful resource to us.

  • Contraction words foldable

Here is a wonderful yet simple foldable to teach contractions to kids. All you need is an A4 paper, scissors and pen.Now cut the strips of the paper and just write the words on the flap whereas the contractions on the inside.

Sorry for the light colors. my daughter made it.

Thanks to https://corkboardconnections.blogspot.co.uk you are my inspiration behind this

  • Contraction words booklets

Download free contraction book from this link. it’s wonderful and FREE.

Thanks to themeasuredmom.com for providing this resource.

Download from here : The Contraction booklet

  • Contraction flash card

Print and cut the flash card and do them daily with kids to reinforce the learning.

thanks: http://flashcardfox.com

Download the flash card from here: Contraction flashcards

  • Minion contractions game.

Download the minion contraction game and play with children at home.

Thanks: http://www.123homeschool4me.com

To download click here  Minion contraction game
 
Hope you enjoy this article. If you have any question or queries please comment below. Thanks
 

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