Give examples of 5 contractions (think tricky ones)
Discuss in pairs: which contractions did you find most confusing and difficult?
Brain break: Draw a picture of a flying beach ball that is also a unicorn
What is a contraction?
- A written agreement between two parties
- A shortened form of a word or phrase
- An apostrophe in a sentence
- Two words that are written together
Which of these is an example of a contraction?
What does the contraction 'can't' mean?
Which of these is not a contraction?
What does the contraction 'wouldn't' mean?
- Would not