Singular Possessive Nouns?

Answer Using nouns correctly may seem like an easy task. Using possessive nouns correctly can be much more challenging, especially in written form. Those who are uneducated about the correct usage of poss... Read More »

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Ideas for Teaching Singular Possessive Nouns to Elementary Students?

Teaching grammar to young students can often be a challenge. Elementary students are at a great age to cement strong language skills, but do not have the attention span to sit through lengthy expla... Read More »

What Are Possessive Nouns in a Sentence?

Possessive nouns in a sentence communicate ownership of something, or an attribute of something or someone. (See Reference 1.) Possessive nouns are words normally used as nouns, but they function a... Read More »

How to Teach Plural & Possessive Nouns?

"The kids' volleyball bounced off the gymnasium floor, with several kids chasing it, and rolled onto the new kid's sandwich." Sentences like these are enough to make a third grader's head spin, but... Read More »

Singular Possessive Games?

Native speakers of English form singular possessives by adding an apostrophe and an "s" to nouns and by using possessive pronouns and adjectives. This may be different from the way learners of Engl... Read More »