The apostrophe has 2 functions1. To replace missing letters in contractions. 2. To show that something belongs to someone. (possession)
I am I’m
We are We’re
He is He’s
Can not She had They are He will We have Can’t She’d They’re He’ll We’ve Now try contracting these words.
Apostrophes can also be used to show that something belongs to someone else. Miss Barnett’s chair.
Have a go at putting the apostrophes in the right place. • The pencil case that belonged to Megan. • Megan’s pencil case. • The drink that belonged to Jack • Jack’s drink. • The book that belonged to Tiarna. • Tiarna’s book • The rubber that belonged to Charles • Charles’ rubber
Your spelling words this week will be to do with contractions in group 1 and 2.Group 3 you will be given sentences to write with the correct use of an apostrophe.