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1. Apostrophes

Today we are reminding ourselves about using apostrophes.

You can use apostrophes to show that you have omitted (left out) some letters when you are joining words together, these are called contractions.For example, you can join the words ‘you’ and ‘are’ together. You + are = you're. The apostrophe takes the place of the removed letters. In this example, the letter a.

Sometimes, however, you need to rearrange the letters a bit when you contract the words. For example: will + not = won't. Using contractions like these makes your writing easier to read and more friendly.

Watch the two short videos about contractions and can you remember our song ?

Year 2 , can you remember this?



Click on the apostrophe task below.

You don't need to print it off , in your English book you can write the two words and then write the correct contraction next to them , like this

I have → I've


You only need to do page 1

2. Sentence time

Here are 5 contractions. Write a sentence for each each contraction. You will have 5 sentences.

(I am)        (I have)          (I will)             (they  have)                 (do not)

I'm       I've          I'll            they've            don't


Example   I'll  have some cake please.

3. Year 2 spellings

Here are all the words for our test on Friday.

Make sure that you practise them everyday.

You could choose a few each day to practise.


after       again        any        climb      clothes        half       sugar     water

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