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Plural or Possessive.
State Standards SPI Identify the correct use of nouns (i.e., common/proper, singular/plural, possessives) and pronouns (i.e., agreement, subject, object) within context. SPI Identify the correct spelling of plurals and possessives.
I can statements. I can identify the correct spelling of plurals and possessives. I can use singular and plural possessive nouns correctly.
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For a noun to be possessive it has to own something. 1. A noun is possessive if a phrase can be changed to say that an item or idea belongs to someone else. Example: The musket that belongs to Pa was lost. Pa’s musket was lost.
Singular Possessive Nouns Singular Possessive Nouns Possessive Nouns name who or what has or owns something. 2. Form a singular possessive noun by adding ‘s. Examples: Boy’s, Girl’s, Judy’s, Sister’s The boy’s puppy is brown.
3. Every possessive noun is followed closely by a singular or plural noun. 4. This noun is what the possessive noun owns. The car’s headlights are broken. Car’s – possessive noun Headlights – what the cars owns
Rewrite each phrase to use the possessive form of each underlined noun. 1. The gloves of the batter 2. The uniform of the class 3. The car of my dad 4. The dog of the boy
Rewrite each phrase to use the possessive form of each underlined noun. The gloves of the batter The uniform of the class The car of my dad The dog of the boy o The batter’s gloves o The class’s uniform o My dad’s car o The boy’s dog
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Plural Possessive 1. Form a plural possessive noun that ends in s by adding an (apostrophe) ‘. Examples: Boys’, Girls’, Families’, Schools’ The boys’ shoe section was closed for repairs.
Irregular Plural Nouns 2. Form an irregular plural possessive noun add an ‘s. Examples: deer’s, men’s, sheep’s, mice’s The men’s soccer game has been cancelled. Several of the deer’s antlers were broken.
Plural or Possessive For the following slides write if the sign needs to be plural or possessive. If the slide needs to be possessive, write the possessive noun correctly.