The children should be very familiar with using apostrophes to contract (shorten) words. They should complete the BBC Bitesize activities before starting their work. I would suggest children in the Exclamation Marks and Full Stops groups should do the Junior English 2 and 3 activities and children in the Commas and Apostrophes groups should do the Collins and Junior English Revised activities. I have provided a list of common contractions which may be useful for your child to refer to if they are struggling with some of the questions. Answers for all the activities can be found at the bottom of the page.
BBC BitesizeVideo and other activities on the use of apostrophes to contract (shorten) words
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