What's in a contraction? Boost your fifth grader's contraction knowledge with a lesson in creating contractions. The high-tech shrink ray has a special function: it can turn regular words into nifty, shortened contractions! As he mans the shrink ray, he'll identify the words in each sentence that can change into contractions, then rewrite them with their new spelling. Not only will he practice spelling tricky contractions, he'll also remember the words they represent.

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