Using Apostrophes to Show Possession - dummies.
Apostrophes (’) Date published May 31, 2019 by Fiona Middleton. Date updated: June 21, 2019. Apostrophes have two main uses: Indicating possession (e.g. The student’s paper) Indicating a contraction (e.g. She’s writing a paper) Contractions should be avoided in academic writing, but possessive apostrophes are used in all types of writing.
Step 2: Using Apostrophes for Plural Possession Year 4 Resource Pack includes a teaching PowerPoint and differentiated varied fluency and application and reasoning resources. This pack is designed to work alongside our GPS Scheme of Work for Spring Block 1.
The word team's is a possessive noun. The word our is a possessive adjective (a pronoun). (The pronoun us is not in the possessive case.).
Remember- the possessive apostrophe belongs to the owner. Examples: The customer’s orders have been dispatched. The orders of the customer have been dispatched. The president’s birthday is in June. The birthday of the president is in June. Exceptions: 1. Don’t use the possessive apostrophe with the word it.
Singular Possession Example. The woman's dress was yellow. Reasoning: The word woman's tells whose dress it is; therefore it requires an apostrophe. It is singular possessive because the sentence is talking about only one woman. Plural Possession Example. The two brothers' bicycles were stolen.
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Most plural possessive nouns are formed by adding an apostrophe to the end of the word; but if it's an irregular plural that does not end in ''s'', you need to add an apostrophe followed by an ''s''.