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1 9.3 Possessive Nouns Objective:
-To identify possessive nouns -To punctuate and correctly spell possessive nouns

2 Possessive Nouns A noun that shows ownership.
Names who or what owns or has something. Rita has a book………..Rita’s book

3 Forming Possessive Nouns
Most singular nouns Add an (’s) girl……..girl’s shoe country…..country’s history student……student’s books

4 Forming Possessive Nouns
2. Singular nouns ending in s Add an (’s) Lewis……..Lewis’s book Chris………Chris’s book Alexis……..Alexis’s book bus…………..bus’s tires

5 Forming Possessive Nouns
3. Plural nouns ending in s Add an (’) animals………..animals’ fur birds……………..birds’ feather students………..students’ classes

6 Forming Possessive Nouns
4. Plural nouns not ending in s Add an (’s) women……..women’s restroom children…….children’s choir men………….men’s locker room


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