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Mouse mischief apostrophes

  1. 1. READ THIS SLIDE FIRST(This is a hidden slide and will not appear in the slide show)<br />This presentation requires Microsoft Mouse Mischief. <br />Mouse Mischief lets students use computer mice to answer questions and participate in activities teachers create in PowerPoint presentations.<br />To learn more, visit www.microsoft.com/mousemischief<br />Get Microsoft Mouse Mischief<br />1<br />Download and Install <br />Download and install the Mouse Mischief add-in. Copy and pastewww.microsoft.com/mousemischiefinto your browser window to visit the site.<br />2<br />Restart PowerPoint<br />After installation is complete, restart PowerPoint. <br />3<br />Create<br />Use the Mouse Mischief features on the Multiple-Mouse tab.<br />4<br />Play Slide Show<br />To play a multiple-mouse slide show (such as this file), click the Play Slide Show button. <br />The Microsoft® Mouse Mischief™ add-in works with Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2010 or Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2007.<br />
  2. 2. Apostrophes<br />How to use<br />
  3. 3. Use an apostrophe<br />To indicate possession<br />One person owns something:<br />Mark’sdog is a bloodhound.<br />Two or more people own something:<br />The teachers’ lounge has a sofa and a table.<br />The children’s desks were made from marshmallows.<br />To refer to a two-digit year<br />Padmini was born in (1986 ’86).<br />She graduated in (2004 ’04).<br />
  4. 4. use an appostrophe<br />To indicate a contraction<br />I (cannot  can’t) see with my eyes closed.<br />I (will not  won’t) give my cat a tattoo.<br />I (do not  don’t) want a jellyfish to sting me.<br />I (should not  shouldn’t) sleep in class.<br />I (have not been  haven’t) walked through lavawhile barefoot.<br />You (are not  aren’t) a television.<br />
  5. 5. Do not Use an apostrophe<br />To indicate a plural<br />There are eight (bear’s bears) in my bedroom.<br />The (birds’ birds) chased the cat.<br />To indicate a span of time<br />Aisling went to high school in the (‘90’s ‘90s).<br />My great grandparents were born in the (1800s’ 1800s).<br />
  6. 6. Using an apostrophe with “It”<br />DO use an apostrophe to show a contraction<br />(It is  It’s) a very hungry spider.<br />DO NOT use an apostrophe to show possession<br />The spider might eat its children.<br />
  7. 7. apostrophes show Plurals<br />
  8. 8. Apostrophes show contractions<br />
  9. 9. Apostrophes show possession<br />
  10. 10. Which sentence is correct?<br />The kittens’ tails were dirty.<br />The kitten’s tails were dirty.<br />
  11. 11. Which sentence is correct?<br />Columbus discovered America in the 1400’s.<br />The giraffe’s feet were cold.<br />It’s love of garlic was contagious.<br />

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