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Commonly Confused Contractions and Possessives

For Students 6th - 9th
Possessives and contractions can be really tricky. Help your class recognize the difference between its and it's (among other confusing pairs!). After studying the short chart provided and reading over the 10 correct examples, learners...
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Contractions

For Students 7th - 8th
Teach your class about contractions in Spanish. This resource provides explanations, examples, and a short practice section. Your learners will understand the two Spanish contractions in no time! 
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Earth Day Contractions

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
If you want to make learning fun, turn it into a game. Grammar gets an Earth Day make-over with a fun themed matching activity and contraction worksheet. The resource includes several sheets of cards, each containing the contraction and...
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Contractions

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Shorten words with contractions. Second graders use apostrophes to shorten words, including harder ones like might not. Next, they write out the longer versions of various contractions. Have them write a story with these contractions for...
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Contractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Are you looking for a good presentation on contractions? This one could be for you. Learners are coached on what contractions are and how they are made. Then, in each slide, pupils must identify contractions, and also turn contractions...
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Could Have, Should Have, Would Have

For Students 6th - 8th
Could have, should have, would have learned your auxiliary verbs! Use this resource to describe the meaning of each set of words, and then let your kids try to complete the given sentences. Since most people don't actually take the time...
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Contractions

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Start with a short review of contractions and definite articles! There is some important information located at the top of the page to help learners complete the three short activities that follow. Learners fill in each blank with a +...
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Pero y Sino

For Students 7th - 9th
It's tough to distinguish between pero and sino; review the definition and use for each, and then provide your Spanish class with this practice opportunity. There are only 10 questions, and you learners must decide which word fits in...
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Proofreading Exercises

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Punctuation, contractions, and dialogue are covered in this editing activity. Learners work through a series of six attached worksheets to recognize proofreading marks and edit writing. They identify errors and correct several documents...
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English Skills Worksheet 6.200

For Students 4th - 6th
There are six word exercises provided here, although they're not necessarily linked together. The first short practice asks learners to give compound words that use the list of words provided. The second asks learners to identify...
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Las contracciones

For Students 6th - 8th
Certain words, when placed next to each other, need a contraction. This instructional activity (which looks like printed out PowerPoint slides) covers a + el and de +el. Spanish learners read sentences and identify where contractions...
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Rules of Thumb for Possessives/Apostrophes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Examples of incorrectly used or absent apostrophes mark nine of these entertaining, yet demoralizing slides. In order to leave the reader inspired to write well, the majority of the slides give examples of how to use apostrophes...
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Constructing Contractions

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Young writers participate in a game to practice making contractions and using the apostrophe properly.
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Short Cuts

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Second graders learn that a contraction is a way to put two words together. They read ten sentences and choose a contraction to use in place of the underlined words.
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What's wrong with "could of," "should of," "would of?"

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
A common mistake in writing is using the words, "could of" instead of "could have." Additionally, many young writers make the mistake of following a contraction with the word "of." For example; He wouldn't of waited for you. This...
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Apostrophe Usage

For Students 6th - 9th
Helpful as a review activity and a reference sheet for your middle schoolers' binders, this worksheet clarifies the proper ways to use apostrophes. Indicating that they should be used in three cases ("weird" plurals, contractions, and...
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Spanish Parts of Speech (Part 2)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Zoom in on a few parts of speech to strengthen and deepen understanding. Pupils examine nouns, articles, adjectives, and conjunctions in closer detail, looking at more complex grammatical situations. In addition to the informational page...
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Contractions

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this contractions worksheet, students review the definition of a contraction and study the two words in the word box: has not, we have, does not, I have, there is, what is, and he is. Students then write out the 16 contractions from...
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Apostrophes and Quotation Marks

For Students 6th - 8th
After a brief explanation of two uses for apostrophes (ownership and contractions) learners are asked to choose the correct word in 10 sentences. The same pattern is repeated for the use of quotation marks. The worksheet could be used...
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Underlining, Quotation Marks, and Apostrophe Practice

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Two worksheets provide practice for correct usage of underlining, quotation marks, and apostrophes. Titles are the main focus of the first page, which is directed at when to underline/italicize and when to use quotation marks, but...
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Listening for Meaning: Same Sound

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Learners demonstrate listening skills and determine meaning from conversation. They are meant to listen to a taped conversation, but being that it isn't included, you will need to create one. As a follow up, individuals complete a...
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Contractions

For Students 7th - 9th
What are the Spanish contractions? Review the contractions, and then provide your class with this practice sheet. For each of the 13 sentences provided, your learner must identify the correct translation out of the four options listed....
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Contractions: An Introduction

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
A solid introduction to the concept of contractions is provided in this resource. The definition of contractions and how they are used is discussed and shown in example sentences. Students also look at several example sentences and a...
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English Skills Worksheet 6.201

For Students 5th - 6th
Review compound words, onomatopoeia, prefixes, and suffixes with your fifth and sixth graders. Each of the six exercises is short and simple, and the final exercise gives learners three options too choose from. They can use their weekly...