Apostrophe Teacher Resources
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Send your pupils on a hunt for the missing apostrophes! There are more than 20 missing from the paragraph, and it is the job of your class members to find at least 20. The paragraph includes various situations in which apostrophes are...
5th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Young literary analysts compare two poems by the same author. Readers look for slant rhyme, observe the beat and rhythm of each, and search for repeated vowel sounds. After re-reading, they observe the lack of punctuation and the stanza...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Writing Process: Edit, Apostrophe
Teach youngsters about the apostrophe with this writing process practice learning exercise. Learners read five sentences and add in apostrophes to indicate ownership, writing the correctly punctuated words on the lines below each...
1st - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Punctuation 2: Other than Commas
Thoroughly cover the nuances of apostrophes, quotation marks, dashes, hyphens, colons, and semi-colons. Intended for higher-level English classes, the examples given pertain to tricky rules and formal language. There are no animations or...
9th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grammar Worksheets: Apostrophe Errors
Do your young grammarians confuse their it’s and its? Their they’re, there, and their? You’re lucky because help is here! After a brief but succinct explanation of the proper use of apostrophes and homophones, learners show what they've...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Apostrophes - How and When to Use Them
Apostrophes are a widely-used punctuation mark. This presentation shows pupils the two main reasons for using apostrophes, then has them test their knowledge by working with examples. Although short, this PowerPoint is packed with lots...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
UWF Writing Lab: Rules of Thumb for Possessives/Apostrophes
Clarify apostrophe rules with this straightforward presentation about possessives. With specific examples of confusing rules (apostrophe and s after nouns that end in s, or just an apostrophe?), the slide show will help your class fix...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
The Grammar Goddess Guide to Punctuation
A la Eats, Shoots and Leaves, hilarious examples of differently punctuated sentences make the point that punctuation truly matters and can change the meaning of a sentence. Slides seven and eight provide sentences with incorrect...
9th - 12th English Language Arts