possessivenouns

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Possessive Nouns Project LA Activity
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Possessive nouns are used to show possession (owning, or having).
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The dog's collar is too large. The word "dog's" is the possessive noun. It tells you that the noun "collar" belongs to the dog. The dog owns, or possesses the collar. Add 's to the end of a singular noun to make it possessive.
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The sky's color is changing. sky + 's Add 's to the end of a plural noun that does not end with an s .
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We saw the children's snowman. children + 's Add only the apostrophe (') to the end of a plural noun that ends with an s .
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My sisters ' names are Kate and Nikki. sisters + ' Optional: If the noun is singular and ends with an s, add 's or add only the apostrophe (') .
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The bus's engine stopped. The bus' engine stopped. Note: Most sources recommend the shorter version if the ending "iz" sound is not wanted.
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each sentence that should be possessive? Write it correctly on your
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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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