“Sky High Workbook" Unit 1

5. Contradictions: Don't and Do

Activity 3: Explain (write on the board)

do not – don’t

does not = doesn’t

Teacher: Speak aloud several sentences using these contractions. Ask students to provide their own examples.



Wolves don’t wear clothing.

A wolf doesn’t walk on two legs.

Then, give students cards to practice the use of don’t or doesn’t to complete the sentences below.

1. A wolf _________________ eat ice cream.  (doesn’t / don’t)

2. Wolves ________________ live in water. (doesn’t / don’t)

3. Usually children _______________ like to go to bed early. (doesn’t / don’t)

4. Israel ______________ have much rain in the summer. (doesn’t / don’t)

5. Wolves ___________ usually hunt alone. (doesn’t / don’t)