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Possessive Apostrophes

Possessive Apostrophes


Please recap the rules for possessive apostrophes below.



For your writing task today, I would like you to find objects around your house for inspiration and write sentences with a possessive apostrophe.


Here are my examples:


As usual, my sister’s handbag has been left on the floor.

My parents’ car is red.

Gracefully, the flowers’ petals danced in the wind.

The children’s climbing frame was used every day.



  • Can you use singular and plural nouns?
  • Can you vary your sentence openers by using subordinating conjunctions and fronted adverbials?