Presentation on theme: "Possessive Nouns and Pronouns"— Presentation transcript:
1 Possessive Nouns and Pronouns Sharing StoriesLesson 4
2 Possessives Possessive means “belongs to”. A possessive noun needs an apostrophe “s” (‘s)A possessive pronoun does not need an apostrophe “s” (‘s)*Some possessive pronouns are: her, hers, his, its, our, ours, and their
3 Examples:Tim becomes Tim’s he becomes his she becomes her girl becomes girl’s dog becomes dog’s
4 Work with your learning partner to come up with 2 more examples of possessives.
6 Try It! Write the possessive pronoun that would replace the underlined noun. HerMegan’s brother is Nathan. _____________The book’s cover was colorful. __________He brought Andrew’s book to the library. _________I want to borrow Megan’s and Martin’s book. _________Itshistheir
7 Practice Write the possessive form of the noun at the end of each sentence. Jeff’s_______ favorite is mystery. [Jeff]I read my ________ comic books. [friend]What is ______ favorite book? [you]The ______ covers were torn. [books]The __________ suggestion was very helpful. [librarian]friend’syourbook’slibrarian’s
8 Proofread Read the paragraph below Proofread Read the paragraph below. Change any underlined possessive pronouns that are wrong. Write the correct word above the incorrect word.my____________Did you like mine book Runie the Unicorn?My mother’s friend gave it to me for minebirthday. Hers favorite part is when the unicornfinds the magic crystal in the forest. My favoritepart is when the little girl helps the unicorn. Ididn’t ruin the ending, did I?my____________Her____________