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Contractions 1

What is a contraction? When two words are joined together to make a shorter word, it is known as a contraction. 

For example, they are =  they're


Complete the following 4 activities on contractions. 

1. Watch the BBC clip for more information on contractions and apostrophes.

2. Find the contractions in the online wordsearch, you will need to click down, hold and drag to pick a word.

3. Play the, match up the contractions, game on the website.

4. Test your concentration, click on the cards and match the contraction.


Click on the 4 websites below to complete the tasks, you won't need any paper.