Educator Resources for 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?