Avoiding Incorrect Use of Apostrophes
In 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...
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The Lightning Thief: Vocabulary Strategy
Take an in-depth look into the vocabulary from the novel, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan. With a list of words to choose from, scholars discover the definition, origin, stories associated with the...
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Vocabulary (Part 3) – Word Meaning and Word Relationships
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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...
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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