Contractions: Listen Carefully!

Contractions: Listen Carefully!

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Practice contractions through dictation: You’ll say the following sentences out loud with contractions, and the students will write them down in a notebook. Then ask individual students to come up and write the full sentences on the board without contractions.


I’d like to go to the mall.                

They’re doing homework.

He’s hungry.                                     

We’re ready for the test.

She’s upset.                                      

It’ll stop raining soon.

I’ll get you a napkin.                        

Look, there’s an elephant!