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Apostrophes. A quick review . . . Okay hotshots . . . You tell me . . . What’s the following apostrophe rule?. A dog’s collar A country’s natural resources A moment’s thought One cent’s worth 5. Jill’s computer. Rule: . Okay, w hat’s the next apostrophe rule?.

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apostrophes

Apostrophes

A quick review . . .

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Okay hotshots . . . You tell me . . . What’s the following apostrophe rule?

A dog’s collar

A country’s natural resources

A moment’s thought

One cent’s worth

5. Jill’s computer

Rule:

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Okay, what’s the next apostrophe rule?

1. friends’ invitations

2. citizens’ committee

3. students’ portfolios

4. teachers’ classes

Rule:

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This one is a little harder . . . Take a look . . .

1. men’s suits

2. children’s voices

3. women’s careers

Rule:

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NB – DO NOT USE AN APOSTROPHE TO FORM THE PLURAL OF A NOUN!!!!! (neverevereverever!)

The new cars’ are sporty this year.

The boy’s won their game!

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Now . . . what is this apostrophe rule?

1. Where’s the exit?

2. We’ll have gone by then.

3. She isn’t ready

4. Nick and Cam weren’t where they were supposed to be.

Rule:

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So . . . To review . . . What are the ONLY TWO TIMES a writer should use an apostrophe??

Rules:

1.

2.