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Possessive Nouns: Yours, Mine, and the Smiths'

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Where do you put that apostrophe when a noun becomes possessive? Use a set of lessons and worksheets on possessive nouns in your elementary grammar unit.
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The Mighty Apostrophe

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Here is a well-designed presentation on apostrophes and their many uses. The apostrophe is used in many different ways, and this PowerPoint does a great job of showing how it's used. There is a nice interactive component built in, and...
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Apostrophes Worksheet

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
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...
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Grammar Worksheets: Apostrophe Errors

For Students 6th - 8th
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...
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Apostrophe Errors

For Students 7th - 9th
If you're tired of seeing it's instead of its"and who's instead of whose, this could be a great resource for you. Simple and straightforward, it provides eighteen opportunities for young learners to identify and correct words with...
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Writing Process: Edit, Apostrophe

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Teach youngsters about the apostrophe with this writing process practice instructional activity. Learners read five sentences and add in apostrophes to indicate ownership, writing the correctly punctuated words on the lines below each...
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Apostrophes - How and When to Use Them

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
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...
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Rules for Using Apostrophes

For Students 6th - 9th
Here's a comprehensive, information packet for your grammarians learning how to use apostrophes. The first two pages detail the use of the apostrophe (along with examples and clear explanation), while the last two pages contain a...
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Underlining, Quotation Marks, and Apostrophe Practice

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Two worksheets provide practice for correct usage of underlining, quotation marks, and apostrophes. Titles are the main focus of the first page, which is directed at when to underline/italicize and when to use quotation marks, but...
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UWF Writing Lab: Rules of Thumb for Possessives/Apostrophes

For Teachers 7th - 9th
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...
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Apostrophe Catastrophe

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Avoid punctuation errors that have you wondering whether a word is plural or possessive. Learners practice adding in apostrophes to contractions and possessive words by rewriting each sentence correctly.
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Poetry Reading and Analysis Worksheet - "Apostrophe to the Ocean"

For Students 7th - 9th
If your pupils "love not man the less, but nature more," they will enjoy this poetry activity. The first two pages provide the full text of "Apostrophe to the Ocean" by Lord Byron, which middle schoolers can annotate and highlight. The...
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Too Many Apostrophes

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this apostrophes worksheet, students read sentences and insert or take out apostrophes that are needed or not needed. Students complete 12 problems.
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Using Apostrophes

For Students 6th
For this apostrophes worksheet, 6th graders fill in a crossword puzzle as they figure out the answers to fourteen clues associated with spelling words with apostrophes.
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Apostrophe Practice

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Knowing when and where to insert an apostrophe is important, as well as knowing the meaning of that apostrophe. Class members read sentences and practice putting apostrophes where they are needed.
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Apostrophe Usage

For Students 6th - 9th
Helpful as a review activity and a reference sheet for your middle schoolers' binders, this worksheet clarifies the proper ways to use apostrophes. Indicating that they should be used in three cases ("weird" plurals, contractions, and...
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Possessive Apostrophes

For Students 3rd - 4th
Apostrophes are important when indicating ownership. Have third graders rewrite several sentences to include possessive apostrophes, both singular and plural. A great addition to a proofreading unit or a warm-up grammar activity.
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Possessive Apostrophes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
The apostrophe is a punctuation mark that is often incorrectly-used. This short, but effective, presentation addresses that fact. One way to use them is when showing possession in writing. Learners are coached on when to use possessive...
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Apostrophes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is some very good, interactive practice for your class regarding when they should, and should not, use apostrophes. Clear examples are given, and learners have ample opportunities to practice the skill. Instant feedback is given for...
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Possessive Apostrophes

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this grammar worksheet, students decide if there is one owner or more than one owner in 3 different situations. Then they rewrite each of 14 sentences applying the correct punctuation. Finally, students use possessive apostrophes to...
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Apostrophes and Contractions

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Learners make contractions with the two words given, and fill in the correct placement of the apostrophe. They complete 14 words.
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Apostrophes C and D

For Students 6th - 8th
Oh me, oh my! Apostrophes can really help clarify (or confuse) a reader. Help your emerging writers use apostrophes correctly in their written work. Two worksheets are provided here, both focusing on the possessive case and adding the...
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Apostrophe Words

For Students 1st - 4th
Young writers cut out 18 contraction cards and 18 phrase cards. They make the 18 contractions to the appropriate 18 matching contractions.
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Rules of Thumb for Possessives/Apostrophes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Examples of incorrectly used or absent apostrophes mark nine of these entertaining, yet demoralizing slides. In order to leave the reader inspired to write well, the majority of the slides give examples of how to use apostrophes...

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