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Contractions Bingo Game

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 25 pages | Grades: 2 - 4

Build vocabulary and have fun with contraction word games!

Contraction Games Promote Spelling Skills

Calling all grammar teachers, reading specialists and other educators! This classroom contraction game is the perfect way to help them practice identifying and reading contractions.

The cards feature a variety of common contractions that are used in daily life—including but not limited to, it’s, they’re, you’re, who’s etc.—and their corresponding full-sentence forms (including is, are, were etc.).

🎲To play, students listen to the calling card which gives the full version of each contraction. Students must then cover the contraction version if it appears on their BINGO board.

Through this activity, students will show increased understanding of contractions in the English language. The following grade levels require full mastery of contractions – 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your English Language Arts and Vocabulary lessons.

In addition to individual student work time, use this game to enhance learning through guided writing groups, whole class lessons, or remote learning assignments.

  • In addition to 5-in-a-row, play alternate forms of BINGO like 4 Corners, + Plus Sign, Blackout, X-Out.

 

  • Support students who need help understanding the concepts by pairing teams to work together to identify the idioms.

 

Plan lessons for all ability levels with our 10 Best Scaffolding Strategies! 

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the color or blackline version of this resource.

Print on cardstock for added durability and longevity. Place all pieces in a folder or large envelope for easy access.


This resource was created by Lindsey, a teacher in Illinois Teach Starter Collaborator.

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