Contraction Worksheets

Contractions are pairs of words that are combined with an apostrophe.  The worksheets on this page can supplement your teaching of contractions in the classroom

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Find pairs of contractions and pairs of goofy monsters in this memory match card game.
1st and 2nd Grades
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In this fast-paced, whole-class game, students visit each desk in the classroom. At each seat is a task card. Student write the contraction for the words on each card.
1st through 4th Grades
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Review contractions with this whole-class chain-reaction card game.
1st and 2nd Grades
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Part 1:  Write the pair of words to that each contraction stands for.  Part 2: Write the contraction to go along with each pair of words.
1st Grade
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Cut out the words and paste them in the boxes to make contractions.
1st Grade
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Cut out the words and paste them next to their matching contractions.
1st and 2nd Grades
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First underline the contraction in each sentence.  Then, tell what words the contraction stands for.
1st and 2nd Grades
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Match each contraction on the left with the words on the right.
1st Grade
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Tell what each contraction stands for, then find the words in the puzzle.
1st and 2nd Grades
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Choose the correct contraction word to best complete each sentence.
1st and 2nd Grades
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Write the contractions from the fish tank,and tell what each stands for.
1st Grade
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Determine how each contraction is formed and tell what letters are missing.  Then, use the word in a complete sentence.
1st and 2nd Grades
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Change the words in parenthesis into a contraction to complete each sentence.
1st and 2nd Grades
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Possessive nouns and contractions both have apostrophes in them.  Learn the differences between these two types of words.
1st and 2nd Grades
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See Also:
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