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Apostrophes

Apostrophes

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Published by: Rob Melton on Dec 28, 2008
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APOSTROPHES

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ROB MELTON WILSON HIGH SCHOOL PORTLAND, OREGON

POSSESSIVE FORMS OF NOUNS Singular nouns: a day’s trip a teacher’s job a student’s opinion Compound nouns: brother-in-law’s truck Sarah’s watch Plural Nouns: several days’ trip two teachers’ jobs two students’ opinions Joint & Individual Ownership: Holly and John’s cat (joint) Tim’s and James’s room (individual)

POSSESSIVE FORMS OF PRONOUNS Indefinite: someone’s anybody’s anyone else’s each other’s Personal: my, mine, our, ours your, yours his, her, hers its, their, theirs

OTHER USES OF APOSTROPHES Contractions: aren’t, we’d, o’clock won’t, you’d, Class of ’89 Special Plurals: There are four p’s in Mississippi. Your 7’s look like 1’s.

Goal N-E, N-F, N-G, Y-D

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