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Apostrophes

Apostrophes

Description:

In this packet we will explain and discuss the following:

1.Punctuation rules for apsotrophes.

2.Common punctuation errors.

3.Possessives.

This packet on apostrophes examines punctuation rules for apostrophes, errors with apostrophes and possessives. 

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Tutorial

Apostrophe Question

Can you find the sign that uses the possesive singular  ('S) ?

Apostrophes

Apostrophes Power Point Presentation

A Power Point presentation that explains and discusses:
1.Punctuation rules for apostrophes
2.Common Punctuation errors
3.Possessives and Apostrophes

Source: Grammar Girl presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students by Mignon Fogarty

Common Contractions using Apostrophes

Common Contractions using Apostrophes

Words

Contractions

Are not

Aren’t

Cannot

Can’t

Could not

Couldn’t

Does not

Doesn’t

He will

He’ll

He would

He’d

I am

I’m

She will

She’ll

She is

She’s

They would

They’d

What is

What’s

Who is

Who’s

You are

You’re

You will

You’ll

You would

You’d

 

 

Source: English Grammar Workbook for Dummies by Geraldine Woods

Apostrophes and Possession

Apostrophes and possession

For singular words we use (‘S )

For plural words we use (S’)

We use ‘s  and s’

to show possession.

 

Singular Example:

My daughter’s cupcake.

 

Plural Example:

My parents’ cake.

 

 

 

Source: Grammar Girl presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students by Mignon Fogarty

Apostrophes

A brief review of apostrophes and where they are used in singular and plural possessives.

Source: Judi-Anne Ali-Sinner

The Apostrophe Song

A song that reinforces the use of apostrophes.