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Apostrophes 2: Plurals

How to combine a plural noun with the possessive apostrophe, and when top leave the ‘s’ off. Creon’s Grammar Workshops are a series of short videos on academic writing made from the Learning Skills Centre at the University of Canterbury, … Continue reading

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Grammar Guru- Apostrophes

The Apostrophe 1. Indicates possession a. If the noun does NOT end in ‘s’, add apostrophe and an ‘s’ b. If the noun is singular and DOES end in ‘s’, and just apostrophe OR apostrophe ‘s’ c. If noun is … Continue reading

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Apostrophes 1: Basics

Apostrophes are confusing, because they’re used for both contractions and possession. Creon’s Grammar Workshops are a series of short videos on academic writing made from the Learning Skills Centre at the University of Canterbury, in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Apostrophes and Possessives – www.WritingCare.com

The 42Mini-Lectures on Grammar created in 2003 by the group of Harvard-educated professionals at IvyTown and introduced to the YouTube community in June 2011. Our grammar lectures helped even the 7th graders get above 700 in the SAT writing sections. … Continue reading

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51 – Apostrophes – Part 2

Jane Straus, foremost expert, answers your burning English grammar and punctuation questions. To see the entire contents of The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation online and to take online quizzes, go to www.grammarbook.com

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Avoid Spelling Mistakes

How to avoid spelling mistakes (handwriting) 1-Write the word with the wrong letter larger and put an X through it. (5 times) 2-Write the word with the correct letter larger and circle or underline it (5 times) You slow down … Continue reading

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56 – Apostrophes – Part 5

Jane Straus, foremost expert, answers your burning English grammar and punctuation questions. To see the entire contents of The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation online and to take online quizzes, go to www.grammarbook.com

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Apostrophes 4: Pronouns

Its and it’s: possessive pronouns reliably cause apostrophe confusion. Creon sorts it out. Creon’s Grammar Workshops are a series of short videos on academic writing made from the Learning Skills Centre at the University of Canterbury, in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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54 – Apostrophes – Part 4a — with Names

Jane Straus, foremost expert, answers your burning English grammar and punctuation questions. To see the entire contents of The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation online and to take online quizzes, go to www.grammarbook.com

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How To Use Apostrophes

This was made for university as an example of a teaching tool. It was made using photo story 3 and had to teach an aspect of grammar. I chose apostrophes. This would be aimed at year 6s, 7s and 8s … Continue reading

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