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Apostrophe Guide Part 1. ’. Name:. What do I do?. ’. Part 1: Apostrophes for omission (to show missing letters). Part 2: Apostrophes for possession (to show something belongs to one or more people). Here’s where I go!. Where should I go?.

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what do i do
What do I do?

Part 1: Apostrophes for omission

(to show missing letters)

Part 2: Apostrophes for possession

(to show something belongs to one

or more people)

where should i go

Here’s where I go!

Where should I go?

Apostrophes for omission (To show missing letters)

Would you say “Here is where I go?”

apostrophes for omission to show missing letters
Apostrophes for omission (to show missing letters)

Insert an apostrophe to show a letter or letters, have been taken away.

It’s too hot for me.

It is too hot for me.

We’ve gone to town.

We have gone to town.

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Apostrophes for omission (to show missing letters)

She’s had lots of fun at the park.

She has had lots of fun at the park.

My new mobile won’t work.

My new mobile will not work.

apostrophes for omission to show missing letters1
Apostrophes for omission (to show missing letters)

Can you think of any more?

Put the long version here

Put the short version here

mobiles and emails
Mobiles and emails

There’s no need to use an apostrophe in very informal emails or texts to friends, as long as the meaning is clear.

Its so hot here. Im drinking all Steves bottled water.

Would you use apostrophes in an email applying for a new job?

end of part 1 how do you feel
End of Part 1 How do you feel?

I’m happy to using apostrophes for missing letters (contractions).

I think I understand. I’d like to have a go and see how I get on.

I’ve got some questions I’d like to ask before I have a go.

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apostrophe guide part 2
Apostrophe GuidePart 2

Apostrophes for possession.

To show something belongs to one

or more people

Name:

examples
Examples

Apostrophes for possession.

To show something belongs to one

or more people

Can you see the dog’s owner?

Can you see the dogs’ owner?

helens skirt was pretty
Helens skirt was pretty.

Apostrophes for possession - to show something belongs to one person

The dogs lead is red.

Mondays class is busy.

The boys crying was very loud.

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Apostrophes for possession - to show something belongs to one person

Can you think of any more?

the farmers market is very busy
The farmers market is very busy.

Apostrophes for possession - to show something belongs to more than oneperson

The dogs leads are on the hook.

The shops trollys were dirty.

The girls bedrooms are messy.

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Apostrophes for possession - to show something belongs to more than oneperson

Can you think of any more?

where should i go1
Where should I go?

The cubs 4x4s had a long way to go.

A.The cub’s 4x4s had a long way to go.

B.The cubs’ 4x4s had a long way to go.

C.The cubs’ 4x4s’ had a long way to go.

Hint:

How many cubs are there?

Lots!

where should i go2
Where should I go?

Its nice to spend time with friends.

A. It’s nice to spend time with friends.

B. Its’ nice to spend time with friends.

C. Its nice to spend time with friends’.

Hint:

What’s missing? Say it aloud – does it make sense?

where should i go3
Where should I go?

Steves bottled water supply was running low.

A. Steves’ bottled water supply was running low.

B. Steves bottled water supply was running low.

C. Steve’s bottled water supply was running low.

Hint:

How many people are there?

Just one - Steve!

end of part 2 how do you feel
End of Part 2 How do you feel?

I’m happy to using apostrophes

for to show possession

(one of more people)

I think I understand. I’d like to have a go and see how I get on.

I’ve got some questions I’d like to ask before I have a go.

practice
Practice
  • Write it correctly:
  • Write it correctly:

It is too hot for me.

  • Write it correctly:

I can not hear you.

Here is the correct place.

  • Write it correctly:

I will not come to the park.

What is all the fuss about?

  • Write it correctly:
practice1
Practice

Helens skirt was pretty.

Can you see the dog’s parents?

1 dog or more than 1 dog?

The girls bedrooms are messy.

  • Write it correctly:
  • Write it correctly:

Mondays class is busy.

  • Write it correctly:

When is it a good idea to use apostrophes and other grammar in an email?

  • Answer: