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Apostrophe The apostrophe has 2 functions
1. To replace missing letters in
2. To show that something
belongs to someone.
Contractions I am
I’m I’m We are
We’re He is
He’s Now try contracting these
words. Can not Can’t She had She’d They are They’re He will He’ll We have We’ve Possession
Possession Apostrophes can also be
used to show that
something belongs to
Miss Barnett’s chair . Have a go at putting the
apostrophes in the right place.
apostrophes The pencil case that belonged to Megan. Megan’s pencil case.
The drink that belonged to Jack
The book that belonged to Tiarna.
The rubber that belonged to Charles
Charles’ rubber Your spelling words this week
will be to do with contractions in
group 1 and 2.
Group 3 you will be given
sentences to write with the
correct use of an apostrophe.
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- Fall '11