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WOOCS v.2.3.2

Contraction Box

The contraction words are two words that join together; and are shown as one, but with an ‘ (apostrophe) to separate them.  The 1st word is always written in full, followed by the apostrophe and ending in the last one or two letters of the second word.


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SKU: XLG6963


Why would you want to use a contraction?  The word, ‘contraction’ means to shorten, or abbreviate two words, something we do when we are talking, in an informal manner with our friends.  The Contraction Box contains 2 header cards, ‘Word’ and ‘Contraction’, and 32 word cards.  The Child matches the contraction on a card to the matching word card with full words.

Examples of the Contraction Words:

Words Contraction
it is it’s
do not don’t
he would he’d
they are they’re

Features of the Contraction Box:

  • the direct objective of this material:
    • Child/ren understand the function of contracting words
    • how to use these words in a sentence
  • indirectly, the Child/ren improve
    • their vocabulary
    • learn how to read with understanding
  • aligned to the Montessori language curriculum
  • the words grow in complexity as the Child/ren works through them

Contents of the Contraction Box:

  • 2 header cards
  • 32 word cards
  • transparent, plastic container with a lid to store and display the cards on the shelves – 8cm x 8cm x 3cm / (3″ x 3″ x 1″)
  • No lamination required
  • Non-tear and scratch proof
  • Printed with Eco-friendly inks
  • Easy to clean with a damp cloth

Additional information

Weight 0.03 kg
Dimensions 8 × 8 × 3 cm


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