Avoiding Incorrect Use of Apostrophes
For this grammar worksheet, students cross out the incorrect forms in parentheses and then write the correct form in the blank for all ten sentences.
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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
Pendemonium Star Word: Apostrophes and Double Negatives
Students complete activities about apostrophes and double negatives in a space themed lesson. In this grammar and space lesson, students watch a video about apostrophes. Students discuss apostrophes in possessives and contractions and...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Rules of Thumb for Possessives/Apostrophes
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...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
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
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
Writing: Incorrect Usage of Grammar
Middle schoolers use Inspiration and Microsoft files to identify and correct grammatical errors and stale text in downloaded model problem solution or evaluative essays. Pairs identify the purpose, audience, and context of their prompt...
7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable