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If you were a contraction

Trisha Speed Shaskan

If you were a contraction

by Trisha Speed Shaskan

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Published by Picture Window Books in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Contraction -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Trisha Speed Shaskan ; illustrated by Sara Gray.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesWord fun
    ContributionsGray, Sara., ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1161 .S56 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16505072M
    ISBN 109781404847729
    LC Control Number2008006353

      Here are two great books that you may wish to check out. I’m and Won’t, They’re and Don’t: What’s a Contraction? is available through Amazon. You can also find If You Were a Contraction on Amazon too! Filed Under: Contractions, Literacy, Phonics. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Your email address will not be published.   If you can’t substitute “we are” for the word you’ve written, omit the apostrophe. “We were going to go to the party as a prince and princess, but Derek cut himself shaving, so we’re going instead as a vampire and her victim.” Back to list of errors. BUY THE BOOK!

    A concentric contraction of the triceps would change the angle of the joint in the opposite direction, straightening the arm and moving the hand toward the leg. Eccentric Contractions. An eccentric contraction results in the elongation of a muscle. Such contractions decelerate the muscle joints (acting as “brakes” to concentric contractions. Buy If You Were a Contraction by Trisha Speed Shaskan, Sara Gray from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £

      Since "we're" is a contraction for "we are"—and in rarer cases "we were"—simply use "we're" when you want to write or say a shorter version of the first-person plural pronoun "we" and to be verb "are." The apostrophe replaces letter "a" (for "we are") or the letters "we" (for "we were, though that use is much less common). For example.   Your children will learn to understand the concept of contractions with "A Contraction Has an Apostrophe." I developed this for the students in my classroom, and I'm so happy to share it with you.


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If You Were a Contraction (Word Fun) Paperback – September 1, by Trisha Sue Speed Shaskan (Author), Christianne C. Jones (Editor), /5(16). If You Were a Contraction. Trisha Speed Shaskan (Goodreads Author) Rating details 21 ratings 2 reviews. If you were a contraction, you would be a shortened form of two words put together.

You would change it and is to IT'S and could and not to COULDN'T/5. If You Were a Contraction (Word Fun) by Trisha Speed Shaskan () [Trisha Speed Shaskan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. If You Were a Contraction (Word Fun) by Trisha Speed Shaskan ().

If You Were a Contraction By Sara Gray, Trisha Speed Shaskan GUIDED READING LEXILE® MEASURE Grade Level Equivalent DRA LEVEL. If You Were a Contraction (Word Fun) by Trisha Sue Speed Shaskan, Christianne C.

Jones, et al. | Sep 1, out of 5 stars Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of over 1, results for "Contraction" Skip to main search results If You Were a Contraction (Word Fun) by Trisha Sue Speed Shaskan, Christianne C.

Jones, et al. | Sep 1, out of 5 stars Paperback. Books shelved as contractions: I Was So Mad by Mercer Mayer, David Goes to School by David Shannon, Green Eggs and Ham by Dr.

Seuss, Pigs Make Me Sneeze!. As you describe your book, it has a casual discourse and contractions should not distract the reader. Here’s what Barbara wrote: In most nonfiction books, contractions actually aid readability because they help move the reader’s eye faster than without them.

They help to set a casual rather than formal tone and even add authenticity, particularly in dialogue. Listen to people when they speak. They use contractions.

Christianne Jones is an award-winning author of books for younger children. Her picture book Lacey Walker, Nonstop Talker won a Gelett Burgess Award and was a Midwest Book Award finalist, and Hello, Goodbye, and a Very Little Lie was listed as one of the best children's books by popular parenting site Christianne lives in Mankato, Minnesota, with her husband and Reviews: If you were a contraction.

[Trisha Speed Shaskan; Sara Gray] -- Whether reading aloud or reading alone, readers will learn about the eight parts of speech, figures of speech, and important elements of grammar in this entertaining book.

If You Were a Contraction by Trisha Speed Shaskan,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(21). If you were a contraction. [Trisha Speed Shaskan; Sara Gray] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Trisha Speed Shaskan; Sara Gray.

Find more information about: ISBN:   If You Were a Contraction If You Were a Contraction (Word Fun) is another book by Trisha Shaskan in the Word Fun series.

This is another wonderful fun low pressure way to introduce children to the basics of the English language. The pictures are fun and the language skills low pressure. If You Were a Contraction (Word Fun) Paperback – 23 Oct. by Trisha Speed Shaskan (Author)/5(16).

If you were a contraction, you would be a shortened form of two words put together. You would change "it" and "is" to IT'S and "could" and "not" to COULDN'T.

What else could you do if you were a contraction. Stephen Shaskan, who is a children’s book author and illustrator. It gives you different answer choices to choose from and you need to pick the contraction that uses the apostrophe correctly.

This next quiz gives you a sentence and a phrase that needs to be turned into a contraction. However, there are no answer choices given and you need to write the phrase its contraction form. It is very good practice. PRACTICE. To get a sense of how weird it is to not use contractions, write a scene using the following prompt without using a single contraction.

Prompt: A couple is on their first date at a trendy is allergic to shellfish, the other can’t stand brussel sprouts. Write for fifteen you’re finished, post your contraction-less practice in the comments section.

This is a list of contractions used in the Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Abbreviations these should not be used in encyclopedic prose, only in direct quotations. Some acronyms are formed by contraction these are covered at Wikipedia:Manual of Style/ trademarks (e.g.

Nabisco) and titles of published works (e.g. "Ain't That a Shame") consist of or contain contractions; these are. Contractions can also be used in business correspondence such as letters, emails, and email newsletters, where you want to communicate with clients or customers in a friendly, conversational tone.

Blog posts are almost always written in an informal way, as are many longer online articles, and so contractions are common in both.

For a full-term baby, true labor contractions won’t start until your baby is at least 37 weeks. If you experience contractions earlier than 37 weeks, seek immediate medical attention. Each task card the two words that make up the contraction.

Students write the contraction that make up the the two words. This pack will keep your students sharp on reading and writing contractions all year long. Here are some resources you may need when teaching contractions: Contraction Puzzles Contraction Chart If You Were a Contraction - book.

Sometimes you may want to structure a formal communication, informally. For example, if you are writing a formal letter to a customer, you may want the customer to feel that you are talking directly to them.

Contractions make the writing much more personal and friendly. When writing dialogue, it is generally more authentic if you use contractions.- I would read this book to introduce contractions to my class.

- I would read this book to introduce contractions to my class. Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. I created a Beach Activities Pack so you could use them.