Apostrophes Lesson for Monday 5/3/18

Using apostrophes can be quite tricky. They are used for possession and abbreviation, but there are a bunch of rules and exceptions.

Choose one of these 2 slideshows to follow to consolidate your understanding of apostrophes.

  1. This Powerpoint gives a good outline & explanation of rules, and activities to practise. Year 6s will have seen this presentation last year, but may choose to do it again if they a bit unsure of the rules and would like revision.      When to use an Apostrophe   Download and open the PowerPoint- choose a partner to work with
  2. This website is a great resource to learn and practise. It offers more complex investigation. Most of the slides have activities embedded in them so don’t just click ‘next’ after reding a slid- see if there’s something to click on. If you’re unsyre of answers, there’s also a ‘hint’ button at the top. This requires Flash which you may have to ‘allow’ on Chrome, or else, open it in Internet Explorer browser-choose a partner to work with.

http://writing-kit.com/apostrophes/index.html

WHICHEVER YOU CHOOSE, OPEN YOUR WRITING INB AND WRITE UP YOUR LEARNING AS YOU GO.

YOU SHOULD TAKE A NOTE OR 2 FOR EVERY PAGE WITH INFORMATION , AND GIVE AN EXAMPLE OR 2 FROM EACH ACTIVITY PAGE.

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