2Objectives Students will: Write singular possessive nouns correctly. Proofread for singular possessive nouns.
3Rules Names one person, place, thing, or idea, Singular NounsSingular Possessive NounsNames one person, place, thing, or idea,Shows that one person, place, or thing has or owns something.
4RulesTo make a singular noun show possession you just add an apostrophe and an “s” (‘s).The fur of the dogThe dog’s furThe collar that the pet hasThe pet’s collar.
5RulesUsing possessive nouns is shorter and better than other ways of showing possession.The dog belonging to Joel is barking.Joel’s dog is barking.The toy belonging to Alice is broken.Alice’s toy is broken.
6What is the possessive form of the underlined singular noun? The tail of the fox.The fox’s tail.The pet that the child has.The child’s pet.The name of the poodle.The poodle’s name.The dog that Alex has.Alex’s dog.
7What is the possessive form of the underlined singular noun? The hat of my sister.My sister’s hat.The book that Lee owns.Lee’s book.The job that Ari has.Ari’s job.The teeth of the fox.The fox’s teeth.
8What is the possessive form of the underlined singular noun? The rabbit my friend has.My friend’s rabbit.The nest of the hamster.The hamster’s nest.The chicks that the hen has.The hen’s chicks.The shoes that Liz owns.Liz’s shoes.
9Find the incorrect singular possessive nouns in the following movie script. Bess’sZoom in on sign over store: Besss Pet Shop.Follow man into store to the sound of a parrots’ shriek.Pan around store as the customers’ voice is heard.parrot’scustomer’s
10Find the ten incorrect singular possessive nouns. Zoom in on puppy’s tail swishing back and forth.Switch from bulldogs wrinkles to huskys’ blue eyes.Switch to close-up of parakeet brilliant feathers.husky’sbulldog’sparakeet’s
11Find the ten incorrect singular possessive nouns. kitten’sMove to kittens’ face as it looks up at parakeet.Move to the fishs picture and fox’s picture next to it.Zoom in on mouses name below its picture: Alfred.fish’smouse’s