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What is my name? ’ Apostrophe What do I do? ’ Part 1: Apostrophes for omission (to show missing letters) Part 2: Apostrophes for possession (to show.

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2 What is my name? ’ Apostrophe

3 What do I do? ’ Part 1: Apostrophes for omission (to show missing letters) Part 2: Apostrophes for possession (to show something belongs to one or more people)

4 Don’t worry! We’ll take it step by step. How to use apostrophes

5 Where should I go? Apostrophes for omission (To show missing letters) ’ Would you say “Here is where I go?” Here’s where I go!

6 Apostrophes for omission (to show missing letters) Insert an apostrophe to show a letter or letters, have been taken away. We have gone to town. It is too hot for me. We’ve gone to town. It’s too hot for me.

7 Apostrophes for omission (to show missing letters) She has had lots of fun at the park. My new mobile will not work. My new mobile won’t work. She’s had lots of fun at the park.

8 Apostrophes for omission (to show missing letters) Can you think of any more? Put the long version herePut the short version here

9 Mobiles and s Would you use apostrophes when sending a text or ? Its so hot here. Im drinking all Steves bottled water.

10 Mobiles and s Its so hot here. Im drinking all Steves bottled water. There’s no need to use an apostrophe in very informal s or texts to friends, as long as the meaning is clear. Would you use apostrophes in an applying for a new job?

11 How do you feel? I’m happy to using apostrophes for missing letters (contractions). I think I understand. I’d like to have a go and see how I get on. I’ve got some questions I’d like to ask before I have a go.

12 Apostrophes part 2 Apostrophes for possession. To show something belongs to one or more people

13 Examples Apostrophes for possession. To show something belongs to one or more people Can you see the dogs’ owner? Can you see the dog’s owner?

14 We’ll take it step by step. Don’t worry!

15 Apostrophes for possession - to show something belongs to one person Helens skirt was pretty. The dogs lead is red. Mondays class is busy. Helen’s skirt was pretty. The dog’s lead is red. Monday’s class is busy. The boys crying was very loud. The boy’s crying was very loud.

16 Apostrophes for possession - to show something belongs to one person Can you think of any more?

17 Apostrophes for possession - to show something belongs to more than one person The farmers market is very busy. The dogs leads are on the hook. The customers trolleys were dirty. The farmers’ market is very busy. The dogs’ leads are on the hook. The customers’ trolleys were dirty. The girls bedrooms are messy. The girls’ bedrooms are messy.

18 Apostrophes for possession - to show something belongs to more than one person Can you think of any more?

19 Where should I go? Its nice to spend time with friends. B. Its’ nice to spend time with friends. C. Its nice to spend time with friends’. What’s missing? Say it aloud – does it make sense? B. Its’ nice to spend time with friends. C. Its nice to spend time with friends’. Hint: A. It’s nice to spend time with friends.

20 Where should I go? Steves bottled water supply was running low. A. Steves’ bottled water supply was running low. B. Steves bottled water supply was running low. C. Steve’s bottled water supply was running low. How many people are there?Just one - Steve! A. Steves’ bottled water supply was running low. B. Steves bottled water supply was running low. C. Steve’s bottled water supply was running low. Hint:

21 How do you feel? I’m happy to using apostrophes for to show possession (one of more people) I think I understand. I’d like to have a go and see how I get on. I’ve got some questions I’d like to ask before I have a go.


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