CONTRACTIONS GAME – GO FISH
This is a popular game to consolidate knowledge of contractions for Years 2 and 3. For 3 – 6 players, it may be used during Word Work, literacy centres or any small group activity. Teaching language conventions and word usage through games is a fun way for children to practise what they have learned.
The contractions found in this game are: haven’t, can’t, didn’t, shouldn’t, wasn’t, won’t, isn’t, aren’t, hadn’t, wouldn’t, doesn’t, couldn’t, I’m, you’re, he’s, she’s, we’re, you’re, they’re, that’s, let’s, I’ll, you’ll, he’ll, she’ll, we’ll.
(Source: Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA), downloaded from the Australian Curriculum website on (10/6/16).
Year 2 and 3
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