Contractions can be tricky, it's true, but let your child take a spin on the contraction shrink ray, and he's sure to have them down in no time. He'll man the shrink ray, zapping word pairs in each sentence that can be changed into contractions, then rewrite the sentences using the correct contractions. Not only will he practice spelling these tricky words, he'll also learn the words that they stand for.

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