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SINGULAR POSSESSIVE NOUNS Chapter 2, Lesson 5
Objectives Students will: Write singular possessive nouns correctly. Proofread for singular possessive nouns.
Rules Names one person, place, thing, or idea, Shows that one person, place, or thing has or owns something. Singular NounsSingular Possessive Nouns
Rules To make a singular noun show possession you just add an apostrophe and an “s” (‘s). The fur of the dog The dog’s fur The collar that the pet has The pet’s collar.
Rules Using 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.
What 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.
What 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.
What 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.
Find the incorrect singular possessive nouns in the following movie script. Zoom 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. Bess’s parrot’s customer’s
Find 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. bulldog’s husky’s parakeet’s
Find the ten incorrect singular possessive nouns. Move 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. kitten’s fish’s mouse’s