Contractions

What’s a contraction? The answer is in the what’s! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to contractions, those helpful and indispensable parts of English grammar. Find out just what a contraction is and how one is formed. Discover what’s left in and what’s left out when you’re forming a contraction. You’ll also see some contractions that look pretty different from their original phrase forms! Find out where contractions are commonly heard, and when it’s a good idea to avoid using them. Hey - can you find all the contractions in this paragraph?

Grammar Games Lesson Plan: The Importance of Correct Grammar in Everyday Life

Lesson Plan Summary In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the importance of correct grammar in real-life scenarios. Students will identify and analyze basic developmentally-appropriate grammar rules and create an ongoing review game to reinforce grammar skills for the class. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

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