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Mouse mischief apostrophes
Mouse mischief apostrophes
Mouse mischief apostrophes
Mouse mischief apostrophes
Mouse mischief apostrophes
Mouse mischief apostrophes
Mouse mischief apostrophes
Mouse mischief apostrophes
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  • 2. Apostrophes
    How to use
  • 3. Use an apostrophe
    To indicate possession
    One person owns something:
    Mark’sdog is a bloodhound.
    Two or more people own something:
    The teachers’ lounge has a sofa and a table.
    The children’s desks were made from marshmallows.
    To refer to a two-digit year
    Padmini was born in (1986 ’86).
    She graduated in (2004 ’04).
  • 4. use an appostrophe
    To indicate a contraction
    I (cannot  can’t) see with my eyes closed.
    I (will not  won’t) give my cat a tattoo.
    I (do not  don’t) want a jellyfish to sting me.
    I (should not  shouldn’t) sleep in class.
    I (have not been  haven’t) walked through lavawhile barefoot.
    You (are not  aren’t) a television.
  • 5. Do not Use an apostrophe
    To indicate a plural
    There are eight (bear’s bears) in my bedroom.
    The (birds’ birds) chased the cat.
    To indicate a span of time
    Aisling went to high school in the (‘90’s ‘90s).
    My great grandparents were born in the (1800s’ 1800s).
  • 6. Using an apostrophe with “It”
    DO use an apostrophe to show a contraction
    (It is  It’s) a very hungry spider.
    DO NOT use an apostrophe to show possession
    The spider might eat its children.
  • 7. apostrophes show Plurals
  • 8. Apostrophes show contractions
  • 9. Apostrophes show possession
  • 10. Which sentence is correct?
    The kittens’ tails were dirty.
    The kitten’s tails were dirty.
  • 11. Which sentence is correct?
    Columbus discovered America in the 1400’s.
    The giraffe’s feet were cold.
    It’s love of garlic was contagious.

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