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Singular Possessive Nouns Created by Andrea White 2nd Grade Some nouns show who or what own something. Luke’s toy mom’s purse dad’s tool chair’s cushion book’s page This kind of noun is called a possessive noun. My sister’s friend is coming over. The dog’s bed is warm. Sam’s ball went over the fence. By adding an apostrophe (‘) and an –s, you can show that a singular noun owns something. The bird’s cage is dirty. bird is a singular noun bird owns its cage. Add ‘s bird’s cage Jen’s room needs to be cleaned. Jen is a singular noun. Jen owns her room. Add ‘s Jen’s room. The girl’s bike is pink and purple. girl is a singular noun girl owns the bike. Add ’s girl’s bike. Let’s explore singular possessive nouns some more. Singular Singular Possessive room room’s ______ frog frog’s _______ dad dad’s _______ Kent Kent’s _______ store store’s _______ Tell who or what owns something. Make is possessive. The man has a shoe. man’s shoe Bobby has a hobby. Bobby’s hobby The cat has a ball. cat’s ball The bear has some honey. bear’s honey The queen has a crown. queen’s crown My sister has a blister. sister’s blister Now let’s make the singular word into the possessive form. (Grandpa) tractor would not start. Grandpa’s tractor would not start. The (rabbit) tail was white. The rabbit’s tail was white. The (pig) pen smelled bad. The pig’s pen smelled bad. The (car) tire was flat. The car’s tire was flat. (Allie) party was so much fun. Allie’s party was so much fun. The (teacher) desk had lots of papers to grade. The teacher’s desk had lots of papers to grade. Let’s review….. A possessive noun shows who or what owns something. Add an apostrophe (‘) and an –s to a singular noun to make it a possessive noun.
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