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Possessive Nouns

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Possessive Nouns

  1. 1. possessive nouns
  2. 2. possessive nouns Shows who or what owns something Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  3. 3. possessive nouns Shows who or what owns something Must have an apostrophe („) and an “s” Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  4. 4. possessive noun rules 1. If plural noun ends in “s” you an apostrophe („) Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  5. 5. example possessive noun rules The teeth of the sharks = Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  6. 6. example possessive noun rules The sharks‟ teeth Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  7. 7. example possessive noun rules The pearls of the oysters = Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  8. 8. example possessive noun rules The oysters‟ pearls. Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  9. 9. possessive noun rules 1. If plural noun ends in “s” you an apostrophe („) 2. If plural noun does not end in “s” you an apostrophe S (“‟s”) Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  10. 10. example possessive noun rules The ideas of the girl =
  11. 11. example possessive noun rules The girl‟s ideas
  12. 12. example possessive noun rules The balloons belonging to the boy
  13. 13. example possessive noun rules The boy‟s balloons
  14. 14. possessive noun practice Jackie Martin Kaptan is Wishbone’s trainer. a. the trainer of wishbones b. The trainer of the dog Wishbone Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  15. 15. possessive noun practice Ms. Kaptan has 20 years’ experience training dogs. a. years of experience b. year of experiences Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  16. 16. possessive noun practice She can improve a pooch’s behavior. a. behavior of a pooch b. behavior of pooches Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  17. 17. possessive noun practice No one enjoys the pain of a dog’s bite. a. dogs who bite b. a bite from a dog Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  18. 18. possessive noun practice Most trainers’ supplies include a crate, collar, and leash. a. supplies of trainers b. supplies of a trainer Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  19. 19. Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.

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