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Learn About Possessive Apostrophes

In this worksheet, students will start to understand how to use possessive apostrophes in their writing.

'Learn About Possessive Apostrophes' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 2 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Possessive Apostrophes

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

When we have something it is called possession

An apostrophe is a punctuation mark  '


When we talk or write about something that belongs to someone else, rather than saying: 


This is the dog that belongs to Ben.


we would say


This is Ben's dog.


Did you spot the apostrophe after the word Ben? The apostrophe tells us that the dog belongs to Ben. 


boy and dog


Let's have a look for some possessive apostrophes in different sentences. 


Remember: The 's tells us that something belongs to.

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