Contractions: Lesson for Kids


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Which punctuation symbol is an apostrophe?

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1. What is a contraction word?


Which is the correct contraction for these two words?

Will + Not

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You'll be asked five short questions about contractions. You'll need to know what a contraction word is and what an apostrophe looks like. You'll also need to recognize correct contractions for word pairs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To pass the quiz, you'll need to:

  • Recognize what an apostrophe looks like
  • Define what a 'contraction word' is
  • Choose the correct contractions for three word pairs

Skills Practiced

You'll use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - take away the most important information from the related lesson on contractions
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can define what a contraction word is
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about punctuation to tell what an apostrophe looks like

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about contractions, review the related lesson called Contractions: Lesson for Kids. The lesson helps you:

  • Learn contraction rules
  • Look at common examples of contractions
  • Understand contractions with the words 'not' and 'will'