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                                 NOUNS THAT SHOW POSSESSION
A possessive noun shows ownership.  It tells to what or to whom another nouns
belongs.  Here are the rules for writing
possessive nouns.

  1. To
    form the possessive of a singular noun, add an apostrophe and s.
Examples: 

teacher – teacher’s  Charles – Charles’s      night
– night’s


  1. There
    are two rules for forming the possessive of plural nouns.
    1. If a
      plural noun ends in s, simply add an apostrophe after the s.
                    Example:            horses’         families’
           boxes’
  
    1. If a
      plural noun does not end in s, add an apostrophe and an s.
                     Example:         children’s         women’s          men’s


WRITING POSSESSIVE FORMS OF NOUNS:

1. ladies: ____________           2.
dwarfs: __________
  

3. sheep: ____________           4. animal: ____________        

5.
Eskimo: _____________        6. geese: _____________
7. oxen: _____________            8.
cat: _____________
  

9. child: _____________            10. directors: __________

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