If You Were A Contraction (Word Fun)
If You Were a Contraction (Word Fun)
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?
Everyone can have fun with words in this picture book for older children! Readers will join this friendly family of pigs as they go about their daily routines, from eating a breakfast of pancakes to building a sandcastle at the beach and from splashing in --Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
Entertaining pigs play through daily situations learning to use contractions. The text reads like a story, while the fact boxes give the simple instructions: who is becomes whos. A brief quiz, glossary, Internet sites, and index are included. --Teacher Librarian
About the Author
When Trisha Speed Shaskan was a girl, she wanted to become a superhero. Her mother gave her a Wonder Woman costume. Her dad crafted her a tiara and bracelets out of metal to match. Trisha imagined she could fight evil, fly an invisible airplane, and get anyone to tell the truth. While...