Common Core: 2nd Grade English Language Arts : Use an Apostrophe for Contractions and Possessives: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.2.2.C

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Example Question #5 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.2

Select the correct contraction for the words below:

Is not

Possible Answers:

I'nt 

I'snt

Isn't 

Isno't

Correct answer:

Isn't 

Explanation:

A contraction combines two words into one with the use of an apostrophe ('). The apostrophe takes the place of one or more of the letters in the second word. 

When we combine a word with "not" the apostrophe takes the place of the "o". 

Is not  Isn't 

Example Question #6 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.2

Select the correct contraction for the words below:

Do not

Possible Answers:

Don'ot

Do'ot

Don't

Dn't

Correct answer:

Don't

Explanation:

A contraction combines two words into one with the use of an apostrophe ('). The apostrophe takes the place of one or more of the letters in the second word. 

When we combine a word with "not" the apostrophe takes the place of the "o". 

Do not  Don't 

Example Question #7 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.2

Select the correct contraction for the words below:

Have not

Possible Answers:

Haveo't

Have'ot

Haven't

Havenot

Correct answer:

Haven't

Explanation:

A contraction combines two words into one with the use of an apostrophe ('). The apostrophe takes the place of one or more of the letters in the second word. 

When we combine a word with "not" the apostrophe takes the place of the "o". 

Have not  Haven't 

Example Question #8 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.2

Select the correct contraction for the words below:

Should not

Possible Answers:

Shouldnt'

Shouldn't 

Should'nt

Shouldno't

Correct answer:

Shouldn't 

Explanation:

A contraction combines two words into one with the use of an apostrophe ('). The apostrophe takes the place of one or more of the letters in the second word. 

When we combine a word with "not" the apostrophe takes the place of the "o". 

Should not  Shouldn't 

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