Matching puzzle. Here is a 20-word contractions matching game puzzle to consolidate student understanding of contractions. Engage students' problem solving skills to make connections between the contracted form of words and its original text. Suitable for students in elementary grades 3,4,5,classrooms. Use puzzle to help English language learners' language acquisition. Use differentiated instruction to support students in earlier grades. Homeschooled students will also benefit from these puzzles. Match the clues with their contraction! Use the word bank to help guide your answers.