University of Carabobo Faculty of Sciences of Education       School of Education Members of the Family& Possessive Relati...
Hello and welcome. We would like to take you in   a journey with us on a train of knowlegde.        Do you want to come wi...
Before taking off, we would like to share an        interesting story with you.             Read it carefully!
A FAMILY GATHERINGLast weekend, I was in my mother’s friend’s house    because my mother’s friend’s daughter was  pregnant...
Now, can you answer the next question about            what you just read? Is my mother’s friend’s mother related to my mo...
CONFUSED?                           Bet you are    But do not worry, today you will learn:      - New vocabulary related t...
INTRODUCING NEW VOCABULARY
Let us get to know a special        guy’s family:       John’s family
But first, let us tell you a few things                   about John.John is a 23-year-old lawyer who’s married and    has...
Now, check your comprehension on John’s family  biography by clicking on the correct answer.1) Are Jonh’s grandparents dea...
GOOD!Now that you know more about John and his family, it is time to introduce them to you.Click on each of the next pictu...
Ronald    Isabel          Oscar       ElissaHelen              George          Carmen                RossRobert     Sarah ...
Nice! Now you know all John’s family members.      Let us see if you have good memory.          Click on the right answer.
Who is this guy?       - Johns father       - John’s cousin       - John’s brother       - John’s son
Is she John’s cousin?     Yes     No
Who are they?   - John’s sister   - John’s daughter   - John’s cousin   - John’s mother   - John’s sister   - John’s daugh...
Are these kids John’s sons?         Yes    No
Is she John’s aunt?     - No, she is John’s cousin     - Yes, she is John’s aunt     - No, she is John’s mother     - No, ...
Congratulations!  Now you know all the vocabulary and you areready to learn how to use the apostrophe (‘)(‘s) to       exp...
INTRODUCING GRAMMAR
The apostrophe               (‘) – (‘s)  In simple words, it tells you that the word carrying the apostrophe holds a relat...
Take a look at these examples:   1) John’s truck is bigger than Ross’s Car.’s → Indicates that John owns a truck and Ross ...
More examples:        3) Chris’s wife is Thomas’s friend.Notice that although both names end in “S” andit is not necessary...
Here you have seven basic rules to not misuse              the apostrophe:     Rule 01       Rule 02     Rule 03      Rule...
This is almost it!Now you know new vocabulary and how to usethe apostrophe in possessive relationships. To challenge what ...
Click on the correct answer1) Your mother’s sister is your…?  - Uncle  - Aunt2) Your father’s brother is your…?  - Cousin ...
Click on the correct answer3) Your sister’s son is your…?  - Cousin  - Nephew4) Your brother’s daughter is your…?  - Niece...
Select which one of the following unscrambled            statements is correct:son/My/s/is/my/nephew/s/mother/daughter- My...
Sister-in-law/s/my/is/wife/ brother/My- My brothers wife is my sister-in-law.- My wife is my sister-in-law’s brother.- My ...
That’s all! Thanks for watching.           So long!
Place the apostrophe before the ”S” to show              singular possession.                   Examples:       A boys cou...
Use the apostrophe where the noun that should               follow is implied.                       Examples: -       Thi...
To show plural possession, make the noun plural  first. Then immediately use the apostrophe.                        Exampl...
With a singular compound noun, showpossession with “S” at the end of the word.                Example:          My mother-...
If the compound noun is plural, form the plural        first and then use the apostrophe.                  Example:     My...
Use the apostrophe and ”S” after the secondname only if two people possess the same item.                   Examples:My fa...
Never use an apostrophe with possessive                pronouns:   his, hers, its, theirs, ours, yours, whoseThey already ...
RONALDThis is John’s grandfather on his father side.
ISABELThis is John’s grandmother on his father                   side.
OSCARThis is John’s grandfather on his mother                   side.
ELISSAThis is John’s grandmother on his mother                   side.
GEORGEHe is John’s father.
CARMENShe is John’s mother.
JOHNThe guy we’ve been talking about.
HELENShe is Jonh’s aunt on his father side
ROSSHe is John’s uncle on his mother side
SARAHThis is John’s younger sister
CHRISTIANThis is John’s older brother
ROBERTHe is John’s cousin on his father side
JESSICAShe is John’s cousin on his mother side
ZOEThis is John’s daughter
SETHThis is John’s son
XANDERHe is John’s nephew
SELENEShe is John’s niece
Congratulations!Your answer is correct.
Sorry! Your answer is wrong.
You wasted your time here!
Great!!!!!! You learned indeed.
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  1. 1. University of Carabobo Faculty of Sciences of Education School of Education Members of the Family& Possessive Relationships CREATED BY: Ana Pérez Wilmer Barreto Zorarge Sánchez
  2. 2. Hello and welcome. We would like to take you in a journey with us on a train of knowlegde. Do you want to come with us? Yes? Then get on board
  3. 3. Before taking off, we would like to share an interesting story with you. Read it carefully!
  4. 4. A FAMILY GATHERINGLast weekend, I was in my mother’s friend’s house because my mother’s friend’s daughter was pregnant and we were celebrating my mother’sfriend’s daughter’s son’s baby shower. There werelots of people there: my mother’s friend’s mother, my mother’s friend’s daughter’s husband, my mother’s friend’s daughter’s husband’s brother’s sons, my mother’s friend’s daughter’s grandparents, among others. We all had a really good time.
  5. 5. Now, can you answer the next question about what you just read? Is my mother’s friend’s mother related to my mother’s friend’s daughter’s mother-in-law?
  6. 6. CONFUSED? Bet you are But do not worry, today you will learn: - New vocabulary related to family.- How to use the apostrophe (‘)(‘s) to indicate a relationship of possession.
  7. 7. INTRODUCING NEW VOCABULARY
  8. 8. Let us get to know a special guy’s family: John’s family
  9. 9. But first, let us tell you a few things about John.John is a 23-year-old lawyer who’s married and has two children, a boy and a girl. His grandparents are still alive on both parents sides, as well as his parents. He has an olderbrother and a younger sister, and two favorite uncles. He also has two adorable nephews.
  10. 10. Now, check your comprehension on John’s family biography by clicking on the correct answer.1) Are Jonh’s grandparents dead? YES - NO2) Does John have two children? YES - NO3) Are John’s siblings younger than him? YES - NO4) Does he have two favorite uncles? YES - NO
  11. 11. GOOD!Now that you know more about John and his family, it is time to introduce them to you.Click on each of the next pictures to know all Jonh’s family members.
  12. 12. Ronald Isabel Oscar ElissaHelen George Carmen RossRobert Sarah JOHN Christian Jessica Xander Selene Zoe Seth
  13. 13. Nice! Now you know all John’s family members. Let us see if you have good memory. Click on the right answer.
  14. 14. Who is this guy? - Johns father - John’s cousin - John’s brother - John’s son
  15. 15. Is she John’s cousin? Yes No
  16. 16. Who are they? - John’s sister - John’s daughter - John’s cousin - John’s mother - John’s sister - John’s daughter
  17. 17. Are these kids John’s sons? Yes No
  18. 18. Is she John’s aunt? - No, she is John’s cousin - Yes, she is John’s aunt - No, she is John’s mother - No, she is John’s uncle
  19. 19. Congratulations! Now you know all the vocabulary and you areready to learn how to use the apostrophe (‘)(‘s) to express relationships of possession.
  20. 20. INTRODUCING GRAMMAR
  21. 21. The apostrophe (‘) – (‘s) In simple words, it tells you that the word carrying the apostrophe holds a relationshipwith the following one. I might be a relation ofpossession or parentage (when speaking about family members).
  22. 22. Take a look at these examples: 1) John’s truck is bigger than Ross’s Car.’s → Indicates that John owns a truck and Ross owns a car. 2) Carmen is John’s mother. ’s → Indicates that there is a relationship between Camen and John,
  23. 23. More examples: 3) Chris’s wife is Thomas’s friend.Notice that although both names end in “S” andit is not necessary to add the “S”, it is preferred to add it anyway. 4) Kids’ favorite hobby is to study. Notice that with regular plurals the “S” is not added.
  24. 24. Here you have seven basic rules to not misuse the apostrophe: Rule 01 Rule 02 Rule 03 Rule 04 Rule 05 Rule 06 Rule 07
  25. 25. This is almost it!Now you know new vocabulary and how to usethe apostrophe in possessive relationships. To challenge what you have learned, solve the following exercises:
  26. 26. Click on the correct answer1) Your mother’s sister is your…? - Uncle - Aunt2) Your father’s brother is your…? - Cousin - Uncle
  27. 27. Click on the correct answer3) Your sister’s son is your…? - Cousin - Nephew4) Your brother’s daughter is your…? - Niece - Aunt
  28. 28. Select which one of the following unscrambled statements is correct:son/My/s/is/my/nephew/s/mother/daughter- My daughter’s son’s nephew is my mother- My mothers daughters son is my nephew- My son’s daughter mother’s is my nephew
  29. 29. Sister-in-law/s/my/is/wife/ brother/My- My brothers wife is my sister-in-law.- My wife is my sister-in-law’s brother.- My sister-in-law is my wife’s brother. Is/my/mother/s/wife/father/My- My wife’s father is my mother.- My mother’s father is my wife.- My fathers wife is my mother.
  30. 30. That’s all! Thanks for watching. So long!
  31. 31. Place the apostrophe before the ”S” to show singular possession. Examples: A boys cousin; a womans motherAlthough names ending in ”S” or an ”S” sound are not required to have the second ”S” added in possessive form, it is preferred. Examples: Mr. Joness sisters; Chris’s grandfather
  32. 32. Use the apostrophe where the noun that should follow is implied. Examples: - This was his fathers, not John’s jacket. - - It was not her fault, it was Selene’s. - - I didn’t eat my food, I ate Carmen’s. -
  33. 33. To show plural possession, make the noun plural first. Then immediately use the apostrophe. Examples: - Two cousins daughter - - Two brothers’ car - - Two grandmothers house - - Two childrens parents -
  34. 34. With a singular compound noun, showpossession with “S” at the end of the word. Example: My mother-in-laws hat
  35. 35. If the compound noun is plural, form the plural first and then use the apostrophe. Example: My two brothers-in-laws grandfather
  36. 36. Use the apostrophe and ”S” after the secondname only if two people possess the same item. Examples:My father and mother’s house is constructed of redwood. Christian and Robert’s job contracts will be renewed next year.
  37. 37. Never use an apostrophe with possessive pronouns: his, hers, its, theirs, ours, yours, whoseThey already show possession so they do not require an apostrophe. Example: This book is hers, not yours.
  38. 38. RONALDThis is John’s grandfather on his father side.
  39. 39. ISABELThis is John’s grandmother on his father side.
  40. 40. OSCARThis is John’s grandfather on his mother side.
  41. 41. ELISSAThis is John’s grandmother on his mother side.
  42. 42. GEORGEHe is John’s father.
  43. 43. CARMENShe is John’s mother.
  44. 44. JOHNThe guy we’ve been talking about.
  45. 45. HELENShe is Jonh’s aunt on his father side
  46. 46. ROSSHe is John’s uncle on his mother side
  47. 47. SARAHThis is John’s younger sister
  48. 48. CHRISTIANThis is John’s older brother
  49. 49. ROBERTHe is John’s cousin on his father side
  50. 50. JESSICAShe is John’s cousin on his mother side
  51. 51. ZOEThis is John’s daughter
  52. 52. SETHThis is John’s son
  53. 53. XANDERHe is John’s nephew
  54. 54. SELENEShe is John’s niece
  55. 55. Congratulations!Your answer is correct.
  56. 56. Sorry! Your answer is wrong.
  57. 57. You wasted your time here!
  58. 58. Great!!!!!! You learned indeed.
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