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Contractions Flower Match Activity

  • Updated

    Updated:  06 Jun 2024

Practise matching the correct words with their contraction with this cute flower match activity.

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    Editable:  Google Slides

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    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  1 Page

  • Curriculum
  • Years

    Years:  1 - 2

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teaching resource

Contractions Flower Match Activity

  • Updated

    Updated:  06 Jun 2024

Practise matching the correct words with their contraction with this cute flower match activity.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  1 Page

  • Curriculum
  • Years

    Years:  1 - 2

Practise matching the correct words with their contraction with this cute flower match activity.

Blossom Your Knowledge of Contractions

This printable contraction activity has been created and designed by a teacher to help students master contractions. In this activity, students need to match leaves that contain words to flowers that display the matching contraction, making learning both visual and hands-on.

The Contraction Flower Match activity is designed to make grammar practice enjoyable and memorable. By visually connecting the words with their contractions, students can better understand and retain this essential aspect of language.

  • Interactive Learning: Each flower displays a contraction (e.g., “don’t”), and students must find the leaves with the corresponding words (e.g., “do not”).
  • Visual Aids: The colourful flower and leaf design makes the activity visually appealing and helps students remember the contractions more easily.
  • Hands-On Practise: This tactile activity engages students in a hands-on matching game that reinforces their learning through physical interaction.

Cultivate Contraction Skills in the Classroom

There are numerous ways to incorporate the Contraction Flower Match activity into your teaching toolkit. Here are some ideas to get you started:

  • Small Group Work: Divide students into small groups and have them work together to match the leaves to the correct flowers. This encourages teamwork and collaborative learning.
  • Individual Practise: Use the activity as a solo practice exercise for students who need extra help with contractions. It’s a great way for them to practise at their own pace.
  • Interactive Classroom Display: Create a display with the flowers and leaves. Students can take turns adding the correct leaves to the flowers during free time or as part of a lesson.
  • Assessment Tool: Use the activity as a formative assessment to gauge students’ understanding of contractions. Observe their matching skills to identify areas that may need further review.

Sprout Success with Contraction Flowers!

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This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a Teach Starter collaborator.


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