02 February 2018

Thursday 01 February 2018

Focus : apostrophes for contraction and omission

A contraction is when two words are ‘squashed’ into one. For example:

When two words are joined together this is called a contraction. An apostrophe is used to show where a letter has been missed out when the words have been contracted.

Task: Find ten different words which use apostrophes for contraction and use them in sentences. For example:

Extra challenge: Use the three different spellings of there in one sentence.