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Unformatted text preview: The Belonging Apostrophe An apostrophe is used with an s at the end of a noun. It shows that something or someone belongs to that noun. A. Write the shortened form of the phrases below: 1. the bike belongs to the girl = the girls bike. 2. the pen belongs to the boy 3. the car belongs to the man 4. the cup belongs to my brother 5. the ship belongs to the captain 6. the school belongs to the council 7. the tie belongs to Sam 8. the ball belongs to the footballer 9. the guitar belongs to the singer 10. the barn belongs to the farmer B. Put these words into your own sentences: 1. the golfers clubs 2. the birds eggs 3. the cats eyes 4. the trees branches 5. the farmers tractor 6. Karens glasses 7. my sisters books 8. the dinosaurs tail S2 to use the apostrophe accurately to mark possession through: identifying possessive apostrophes in reading and to whom or what they refer; understanding basic rules for apostrophising singular nouns, e.g. the mans hat ; for plural nouns ending in...
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