I'm and Won't, They're and Don't

What's a Contraction?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

What’s a contraction? You’ll find the answer inside this book―it’s brimming with contractions! Brian P. Cleary’s playful rhymes and Brian Gable’s humorous illustrations don’t shy away from creatively clarifying the concept of contractions. For easy identification, we’ve printed the contractions in color. You won’t want to miss the comical cats that reinforce each idea. I’m and Won’t, They’re and Don’t: What’s a Contraction? turns traditional grammar lesson on end. Read this book aloud and share in the delight of the sense―and nonsense―of words.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Copyright 2010
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2010-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.7
Text Type Poetry
BISACS JNF029040, JNF029000, JNF029020
Dewey 421'.54
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 490
Guided Reading Level O
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Original artwork, and Teaching Guides

Author: Brian P. Cleary

Brian P. Cleary is the author of the Words Are CATegorical®, Math Is CATegorical®, Food Is CATegorical™, and Animal Groups Are CATegorical™ series, as well as several picture books. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio.

Illustrator: Brian Gable

Brian Gable is the illustrator of many of the best-selling Words Are CATegorical® books, as well as the Math Is CATegorical® series. Mr. Gable lives in Toronto, Canada.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

Words Are CATegorical ®

The best-selling Words Are CATegorical® series introduces young readers to different types of words through rhyming verse and illustrations of comical cartoon cats. Offering a lighthearted perspective, each title shows readers the fun and entertaining world of language. View available downloads →