Apostrophes - Contractions (Adding 'Have' and 'Had')
This quiz looks at apostrophes for contractions. It teaches children in their English and Literacy classes about connecting two words, the latter being ‘have’ and ‘had’. The National Curriculum states that Year 2 children at KS1 level should be able to use an apostrophe to show contraction when a letter is missing.
The shorter way of writing ‘I have’ is ‘I’ve’ - you ignore the ‘ha’ and for ‘I had’ you would write ‘I’d’ - removing the ‘ha’ again. When two words are pushed together like this, we call them contractions.
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