Possessive NounsProject LA Activity
Possessivenouns are used toshow possession(owning, orhaving).
The dogs collar is toolarge.The word "dogs" is thepossessive noun. It tells you thatthe noun "collar" belongs to thedog. T...
The skys color ischanging.sky + sAdd s to the end of a pluralnoun that does not end withan s.
We saw thechildrens snowman.children + sAdd only the apostrophe() to the end of a pluralnoun that ends with an s.
My sisters namesare Kate and Nikki.sisters + Optional: If the noun issingular and ends with ans, add s or add only theap...
The buss enginestopped.The bus enginestopped.Note: Most sourcesrecommend the shorterversion if the ending "iz"sound is no...
Can you find the noun ineach sentence thatshould be possessive?Write it correctly on yourpaper.
1.The Pilgrims shipwas uncomfortable.ANSWER
1.The Pilgrims’ shipwas uncomfortable.
2. A sincere personcompliment is avaluable gift.ANSWER
2. A sincere person’scompliment is avaluable gift.
3. Mrs. Graves classhas a great website.ANSWER
3. Mrs. Graves’ classhas a great website.
4. The class teacherwas very young.ANSWER
4. The class’ teacherwas very young.or class’s
5. The pony riderwas too heavy.ANSWER
5. The pony’s riderwas too heavy.
6. Your brotherattitude got him introuble.ANSWER
6. Your brother’sattitude got him introuble.
7. Amy report cardwas wonderful.ANSWER
7. Amy’s report cardwas wonderful.
8. The little babiesnursery had fivebeds.ANSWER
8. The little babies’nursery had fivebeds.
9. I didn’t know I waseating your cattuna.ANSWER
9. I didn’t know I waseating your cat’stuna.
10. The girls outfitswere exactly thesame.ANSWER
10. The girls’ outfitswere exactly thesame.
11. We were proudof Chrisperformance.ANSWER
11. We were proudof Chris’performance.
How did you do?For more practice, printand complete the onlineworksheet.Play the online matchinggame
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Possessive nouns ppt

  1. 1. Possessive NounsProject LA Activity
  2. 2. Possessivenouns are used toshow possession(owning, orhaving).
  3. 3. The dogs collar is toolarge.The word "dogs" is thepossessive noun. It tells you thatthe noun "collar" belongs to thedog. The dog owns, orpossesses the collar.Add s to the end of a singularnoun to make it possessive.
  4. 4. The skys color ischanging.sky + sAdd s to the end of a pluralnoun that does not end withan s.
  5. 5. We saw thechildrens snowman.children + sAdd only the apostrophe() to the end of a pluralnoun that ends with an s.
  6. 6. My sisters namesare Kate and Nikki.sisters + Optional: If the noun issingular and ends with ans, add s or add only theapostrophe ().
  7. 7. The buss enginestopped.The bus enginestopped.Note: Most sourcesrecommend the shorterversion if the ending "iz"sound is not wanted.
  8. 8. Can you find the noun ineach sentence thatshould be possessive?Write it correctly on yourpaper.
  9. 9. 1.The Pilgrims shipwas uncomfortable.ANSWER
  10. 10. 1.The Pilgrims’ shipwas uncomfortable.
  11. 11. 2. A sincere personcompliment is avaluable gift.ANSWER
  12. 12. 2. A sincere person’scompliment is avaluable gift.
  13. 13. 3. Mrs. Graves classhas a great website.ANSWER
  14. 14. 3. Mrs. Graves’ classhas a great website.
  15. 15. 4. The class teacherwas very young.ANSWER
  16. 16. 4. The class’ teacherwas very young.or class’s
  17. 17. 5. The pony riderwas too heavy.ANSWER
  18. 18. 5. The pony’s riderwas too heavy.
  19. 19. 6. Your brotherattitude got him introuble.ANSWER
  20. 20. 6. Your brother’sattitude got him introuble.
  21. 21. 7. Amy report cardwas wonderful.ANSWER
  22. 22. 7. Amy’s report cardwas wonderful.
  23. 23. 8. The little babiesnursery had fivebeds.ANSWER
  24. 24. 8. The little babies’nursery had fivebeds.
  25. 25. 9. I didn’t know I waseating your cattuna.ANSWER
  26. 26. 9. I didn’t know I waseating your cat’stuna.
  27. 27. 10. The girls outfitswere exactly thesame.ANSWER
  28. 28. 10. The girls’ outfitswere exactly thesame.
  29. 29. 11. We were proudof Chrisperformance.ANSWER
  30. 30. 11. We were proudof Chris’performance.
  31. 31. How did you do?For more practice, printand complete the onlineworksheet.Play the online matchinggame

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