Published on July 19, 2009
The possessive apostrophe Th e p o s s e s s iv e a p o s tro p h e © 2004 www.teachit.co.uk 1748 1
The possessive apostrophe T h e g u it a r o f A b id = A b id ’ s g u it a r Rule Find the owner Abid Add the apostrophe Abid’ Add s if there isn’t one Abid’s guitar © 2004 www.teachit.co.uk 1748 2
The possessive apostrophe th e c a r o f m y p a re n ts = m y p a re n ts ’ c ar Rule Find the owner my parents Add the apostrophe my parents’ Add s if there my parents’ car isn’t one (there is!) © 2004 www.teachit.co.uk 1748 3
The possessive apostrophe t h e b o a t s o f t h e f is h e r m e n = t h e f is h e r m e n ’ s b o a t s Rule Find the owner the fishermen Add the apostrophe the fishermen’ Add s if there the fishermen’s boats isn’t one © 2004 www.teachit.co.uk 1748 4
The possessive apostrophe Each phrase/sentence needs one possessive apostrophe: write down the noun with its correct possessive apostrophe ’ Marks scarf © 2004 www.teachit.co.uk 1748 5
The possessive apostrophe Write down the noun with its correct possessive apostrophe: ’ Jims jumper ’ Rovers dog lead © 2004 www.teachit.co.uk 1748 6
The possessive apostrophe Write down the noun with its correct possessive apostrophe: ’ My dads trousers.. That schools hockey team .. ’ © 2004 www.teachit.co.uk 1748 7
The possessive apostrophe Write down the noun with its correct possessive apostrophe: ’ The boys coats were filthy. The singers songs were a hit for them. ’ © 2004 www.teachit.co.uk 1748 8
The possessive apostrophe Write down the noun with its correct possessive apostrophe: Mrs Stevens car is blue.’ ’ Mr Jones hat looks funny. © 2004 www.teachit.co.uk 1748 9
The possessive apostrophe Write down the noun with its correct possessive apostrophe: ’ The sheeps coat was filthy. ’ The mens suits were grey. © 2004 www.teachit.co.uk 1748 10
The possessive apostrophe Write down the noun with its correct possessive apostrophe: The womens trip was spoilt. ’ ’ A deers horns grow quickly © 2004 www.teachit.co.uk 1748 11
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