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Possessive

Nouns

What are nouns?


A noun is a part of
speech that describes a
person, place, or thing.

What is a possessive
noun?
A possessive noun is
a noun that "owns"
something else in the
sentence.

The dog's collar is


beautiful.
It tells you that the noun "collar"
belongs to the dog.

The dogs collars are


beautiful.
It tells you that the "collars"
belong to the dogs.

The childrens winter


wear keeps them warm
children + 's
Add only the apostrophe
(') to the end of a plural
noun that ends with an s.

NOTE: If the noun is singular


and ends with an s, add 's or add
only the apostrophe (').

Examples:
James pencils are new.
Jamess pencils are new.

Can you make this sentence


possessive?

Miguel owns that


car.

Answer:
That is Miguel's
car.

Which answer best fits in the


blank?
The ____________________ skin
is red.
A. tomatoes
B. tomato's
C. tomatos'
D. tomatos's

Which answer best fits in the


blank?
The ____________________ skin
is red.
A. tomatoes
B.
C.
D.

tomato's
tomatos'
tomatos's

Which answer best fits in the


blank?
The desert is home to many kinds of
_______________.
A.animal
B.animals
C.animal's
D.animals'

Which answer best fits in the


blank?
The desert is home to many kinds of
_______________.
A.
animal
B. animals
C.animal's
D.
animals'

1. Mrs. Graves
class has a great
website.
ANSWER

1. Mrs. Graves
class has a great
website.

2. The pony rider


is too heavy.
ANSWER

2. The ponys rider


is too heavy.

3. Amy report card


is wonderful.
ANSWER

3. Amys report
card is wonderful.

4. The little babies


nursery has five
beds.
ANSWER

4. The little babies


nursery has five
beds.

5. I do not know that


is your cat food.

ANSWER

5. I do not know that


is your cats food.

6. The girls outfits are


exactly the same.

ANSWER

6. The girls outfits are


exactly the same.

7. We are proud of
Chris performance.

ANSWER

7. We are proud of
Chris performance.