A noun is a person, place or thing and a possessive noun shows that the noun (person, place or thing) owns an item.
This 5-worksheet pack is an excellent way to teach your students what a possessive noun is, when to use a singular or plural possessive noun and learn how to identify and use them.
Singular Possessive Nouns
This is when something belongs to a single noun. This is created by using an apostrophe and an s. For example:
- The cover belonging to the book ——> the book’s cover
- The dress belonging to Diana ———> Diana’s dress
Plural Possessive Nouns
This is when something belongs to a plural noun. When the plural noun ends in s just add an apostrophe. For example:
- The color belonging to the eggs ——-> the eggs’ color
- The wings belonging to the owls ——> the Owls’ wings
After completing these worksheets students will be able to:
- Understand what a possessive noun is
- Identify the difference between a singular and plural possessive noun
- Find the possessive noun in example sentences
- Read a sentence and draw a picture to explain the possessive noun
- Fill in the blanks to test their possessive noun knowledge
- Mark examples as being either a possessive or plural noun
- Write their own possessive noun examples
Included in This Worksheet Pack (PDF Format)
- What is a Possessive Noun?
- Find the Possessive Noun
- Illustrate the Sentence
- Fill in the Blanks
- Possessive or Plural?
- Apostrophe Writing Prompt
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Use With Any Curriculum
These worksheets have been specifically designed for use with any international curriculum. You can use these worksheets as-is, or edit them using Google Slides to make them more specific to your own student ability levels and curriculum standards.