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possessives - What Possessed You? G ra d e 3 Whatarenouns?

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What Possessed You? G ra de  3
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What are nouns? A noun is a part of speech that  describes a person, place, or  thing.
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What is a possessive noun? A possessive noun is a noun  that "owns" something else in  the sentence. 
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For example: The airplane's engine was loud.  The airplane "owns" the engine.  Possessive nouns are often shown with  apostrophes.
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Can you make this sentence possessive? Miguel owns that car.
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Answer : That is Miguel 's 's  car.
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Remember: When there is use of a possessive,  the question "Who owns it?" can be  asked and answered. Mine! Mine!
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Which answer best fits in the blank? ____________ bicycle is broken. A. S e ths ' B. S e the s C. S e ths D. S e th's
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b la nk? ____________ b ic yc le  is   b ro ke n. A. S e ths ' B. S e the s C. S e ths D. D.
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course EL ED 357 taught by Professor Sistermarlow during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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possessives - What Possessed You? G ra d e 3 Whatarenouns?

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