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Singular and Plural Possessive Nouns
What are singular and plural       possessive nouns?    Possessive nouns are used to show thepossession of a person or thi...
Singular possessivesSingular possessives always gets an ‘s. If yourname ends in a million “s”s , you still need toput an ‘s.
Plural Nouns That End With STo make most nouns plural you add an S to the  end. Ex:  Noun                               Pl...
Plurals with S  You use an ‘ AFTER S on the end of a plural  noun.EX:Mocking jays’Braids’
Plural Noun That Does Not End In SSome nouns are special and their plural form  does not contain S. Ex:  Noun             ...
Plural nouns that stay the sameSome singular nouns do have the same spelling  as their plural form.  Noun                 ...
Plural Nouns that do not end in SUse ‘s to show possession with a plural noun  with no s. Never add s’ to an already plura...
Continuous S with ‘When a word has more than one syllable and ends  in an S, only an ‘ is needed.EX: Texas’s state law is ...
QuizThe _______ (spys’, spies’) mission was  dangerous.The ________ (men’s, mans’) clothing is black.The spies are trying ...
The ________(fish’s, fishs’s) scales are neon green.The burglurs are caught by the ________(citys’, city’s police officer....
Review_______(Peeta’s: Peetas’)apple pie is reallygood.________(Gale’s: Gales’) snare always catchesrabbits.________(Effie...
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  1. 1. Singular and Plural Possessive Nouns
  2. 2. What are singular and plural possessive nouns? Possessive nouns are used to show thepossession of a person or thing. They are usedas adjectives in a sentence.
  3. 3. Singular possessivesSingular possessives always gets an ‘s. If yourname ends in a million “s”s , you still need toput an ‘s.
  4. 4. Plural Nouns That End With STo make most nouns plural you add an S to the end. Ex: Noun Plural mocking jay mocking jays berry berries
  5. 5. Plurals with S You use an ‘ AFTER S on the end of a plural noun.EX:Mocking jays’Braids’
  6. 6. Plural Noun That Does Not End In SSome nouns are special and their plural form does not contain S. Ex: Noun Plural Child Children Mouse MiceThis is how you make singular nouns into plural nouns.
  7. 7. Plural nouns that stay the sameSome singular nouns do have the same spelling as their plural form. Noun Plural Noun Fish Fish Moose Moose Sheep Sheep
  8. 8. Plural Nouns that do not end in SUse ‘s to show possession with a plural noun with no s. Never add s’ to an already plural noun with no S.
  9. 9. Continuous S with ‘When a word has more than one syllable and ends in an S, only an ‘ is needed.EX: Texas’s state law is annoying. (wrong) Texas’ state law is annoying. (correct)
  10. 10. QuizThe _______ (spys’, spies’) mission was dangerous.The ________ (men’s, mans’) clothing is black.The spies are trying to steal the________( childs’ ,children’s) toy fish.
  11. 11. The ________(fish’s, fishs’s) scales are neon green.The burglurs are caught by the ________(citys’, city’s police officer.They are now held in _______(Texas’s, Texas’ federal prison.
  12. 12. Review_______(Peeta’s: Peetas’)apple pie is reallygood.________(Gale’s: Gales’) snare always catchesrabbits.________(Effie’s: Effies’) hair looks like a cake.
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