3-10 Contractions

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A contraction shortens a word by leaving one or more letters out of a word.

don't - do not

they'll - they will

he'd - he had

she'll - she will


Directions: Write the contraction for each pair of words.

 Do Not Forget the Apostrophe.

does not
there is
was not
 it is
could not
he is
have not
will not
do not
is not
has not
she is
let us
did not
had not
could not
you are
I would
are not
I have
should not
he had
she is
would not



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