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Marcel and Farfallina Skills Apostrophe s (‘s). Possesive Nouns A possesive noun shows who or what has something. Add an apostrophe s (‘s) to a singular.

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1 Marcel and Farfallina Skills Apostrophe s (‘s)

2 Possesive Nouns A possesive noun shows who or what has something. Add an apostrophe s (‘s) to a singular noun to make it posessive. Example: The scarf owned by Emily is pink. The scarf that Emily has is pink. Emily’s scarf is pink.

3 Let’s try some. Which noun needs to become a possessive noun. The ducks egg will hatch soon. The duck’s egg will hatch soon. The cows calf is trying to stand. The cow’s calf is trying to stand.

4 Let’s try some more. A cats babies are kittens. A cat’s babies are kittens. A rabbits babies are called kittens, too. A rabbit’s babies are called kittens, too. That kittens stripes are orange. That kitten’s stripes are orange.

5 Plural Possessive Nouns Remember: Plural means more than one. For Plural Possessive nouns add ‘s’ to from the plural of most singular nouns and add es to form the plural nouns that end with s, sh, ch, or x. They also add an apostrophe to most plural nouns to make them possessive.

6 Examples of Plural Possesive Nouns. The puppy’s ears are very flappy. The puppies’ ears are very flappy. Now you choose which underlined word is correct. 2. Some bird’s/ birds’ nests are made of twigs. Answer: birds’

7 Now let’s practice. There are many frog’s / frogs’ eggs in the pond. Answer: frogs’ All the deer’s/ deers’ ears twitched. Answer: deers’ The children’s / childrens’ trip to the farm was fun. Answer: children’s Note: children is already plural (more than one) all you needed was to add (‘s).

8 Now let’s really practice. Do you know where the apostrophe should be? The caterpillar cocoon keeps it safe. The caterpillar’s cocoon keeps it safe. These chicks feathers get darker as they get older. These chick’s feathers get darker as they get older.

9 Now let’s really practice. Do you know where the apostrophe should be? We found two eggs in the robin nest. We found two eggs in the robin’s nest. The butterflies wings were drying in the sun. The butterflies’ wings were drying in the sun. The horses reins were left out in the corral. The horses’ reins were left out in the corral.

10 Ok one more to go. You can do it. Remember: Add an apostrophe and s (‘s) to a singular noun to make it possessive. Add an apostrophe to make most plural nouns possessive.

11 Let’s go for it! The chicks mothers are hens. The chick’s mothers are hens. Ten hens eggs will become ten baby chickens. Ten hen’s eggs will become ten baby chickens. What is a butterflys’ favorite food? What is a butterfly’s favorite food? The caterpillars life is very short. The caterpillar’s life is very short.

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