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This week's spellings:

 

1.  parents

2.  Christmas

3. everybody

4. even

5.  door

6. floor

7. poor

8. because

9. find

10. kind

 

 

The possessive apostrophe (singular nouns)

 

Activity 1

 

Show your child these words:

 

  • Miss Taylor's
  • Jack's
  • sister's
  • dad's
  • car's
  • Sam's

 

What do you notice about them? Can you remember what it is called or why it is used?

 

Watch all about 'possessive apostrophes' here at BBC Bitesize https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvwwxnb/articles/zx9ydxs 

 

Look at these sentences. Where should the missing apostrophe go?

  • The cats basket was in the corner.
  • I went to Lolas house yesterday.
  • My mums car is bright red.

 

Activity 2

 

Read these sentences aloud. Can your child have a go at writing the sentence using the possessive apostrophe in the correct place?

  • That is Anna’s coat.
  • Please give me Hamid’s ball.
  • This car’s lights are very dirty.
  • Where is the girl’s book?

 

 

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