possessive_apostrophes

possessive_apostrophes - What is it? A possessive...

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What is it? A possessive apostrophe is an apostrophe that shows who or what has or owns something. For example: My brother’s brother’s shirt is red You must use an apostrophe to show possession.
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The apostrophe is placed after the name of the owner… for example: my sister’s cat is fat! Click to find out where the apostrophe should be placed in the sentences below. 1. My mum s cooking is amazing! 2. “Is this Jessica s coat?” the teacher asked the class. 3. England s weather is usually cold and wet! 4. My sister s bedroom is a huge mess! 5. Andrew said that his dad s car is faster than my dad s car. 6. One of the Queen s homes is called Buckingham Palace.
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Click to see the correct possessive noun in each sentence. ______________ class is learning about apostrophes. (The class belonging to Mr. Usher) I found ___________ pencil on the floor last night! (pencil belonging to Robert)
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course EDUCATION 320 taught by Professor Professorlemont during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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possessive_apostrophes - What is it? A possessive...

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