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Contractions (Ex # 3)
Based on Bunny Rabbit's Diary by Mary Frances Blaisdell

Analysis Key

1. I donít believe him (DO). | [do not]

2. Iím going to eat this one (DO). | [I am]

3. I'll write a story (DO) every day [NuA]. | [I will]

4. I donít want to learn to swim. | [do not]

At KISS Level Four, students will learn that "to swim" is an infinitive that functions as the direct object of "to learn," which is an infinitive that functions as the direct object of "don't want."
5. Theyíre going {to the pond}. | [They are]


1. I will go {to the pond}. | [Iíll]

2. Bobby Gray Squirrel did not like the noise (DO). | [didnít]

3. We are going {to the garden}. | [Weíre]

4. But Blacky Crow did not fly down {to the garden}. | [didnít]

5. They will look just {like wings}. | [Theyíll]

 Alternatively, "look like" can be considered the verb (meaning "resemble") which would make "wings" the direct object.