Teaching Resource

Contraction Match-Up Cards

PDF | 34 pages|Grades: 1 - 3

A set of 66 contraction match-up cards.

Use this resource when students are learning about contractions.

Print out the cards on cardstock and cut them out along the dotted lines. Store the pieces in a resealable bag to be used again and again.

Students are to match up the contraction with the expanded version, e.g. cannot = can’t.

This activity works great when used as a reading center activity!

A blank page of match-up cards is included in the download so that you can add any other contractions we might have missed!

Use the drop-down menu to choose between 2 sets to a page or 8 sets to a page.

  Common Core Curriculum alignment

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  • We have updated this resource making it much easier to cut out.

    Change by Natalie Mar 4th, 2021

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