Contractions Concertina Activity

A fun, visual activity to use when learning about grammar and contractions.

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  • Ideal to use in a small group when learning about contractions and how they are made by using apostrophes, shortening and combining two words.

How to use this resource:

  • Select and download the school font required (full colour or black and white) for your class.
  • Print and cut out the strips onto card or thick paper.
  • Fold along the dotted line to create a concertina effect.
  • Ask the children to fold and unfold the concertina to explore how to shorten and combine two words.
  • What comes next? – (ask the children to identify some other contractions and to write them onto the blank template strips provided).

Downloads

Black and White - Comic Sans


Black and White - D'Nealian


Black and White - NSW Foundation


Black and White - QLD Beginners


Black and White - SA Beginners


Black and White - Sassoon Infant


Black and White - TAS Beginners


Black and White - Vict. Pre-cursive (WA/NT/VIC)


Black and White - Zaner-Bloser


Colour - Comic Sans


Colour - D'Nealian


Colour - NSW Foundation


Colour - QLD Beginners


Colour - SA Beginners


Colour - Sassoon Infant


Colour - TAS Beginners


colour - Vict. Pre-cursive (WA/NT/VIC)


Colour - Zaner-Bloser


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