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Possessives

  1. 1. Words that show ownershipare called possessive nouns
  2. 2. Singulara)I have an apple. Subject Possessive My apple is red I myb) You have an apple You your Your apple is red.
  3. 3. Singulara) She has an apple. Subject Possessive Her apple is red She herb) He has an apple He his His apple is red.
  4. 4. Plurale) We have apples. Subject Possessive we our Our apples are redf) You have an apple you your Your apple is red.g) They have apples They their Their apples are red
  5. 5. Possessive nouns are used to show that someone owns something. An apostrophe (´) is used to show the ownership Noun Possessive Pam Pam’s cat cat the cat’s tail Sam Sam’s knee
  6. 6. Rule To show the possessive of singular nouns add s.Kate´s camera The man´s hatHer camera Examples: The man The man´s hat The teacher Theacher´s pencil
  7. 7. Possessive Nouns Rules 1-2Rules1. To show possession of singular nouns add s.2. To show possession of plural nouns ending in s add an apostrophe (). Examples: runners => runners shoes cows => cows meal trees => trees apples
  8. 8. Possessive Nouns Rule 3 To show possession of plural nouns NOT ending in s add an apostrophe and a s (‘s). teeth => teeth’s fillingschildren => children’s food
  9. 9. the kid’s bike(I kid, 1 bike) the kids’ bike (2 kids, 1 bike)the kids’ bikes(2 kids, 2 bikes)
  10. 10. a)I have a pen in my hand This pen is old This = near me b) I see a pen on the floor That pen is new That = not near me, far away
  11. 11. a) My shoes are next to me These are my shoes. Singular Plural this theseb) Your shoes are in the kitchen These are my shoes. Singular Plural that those

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