APOSTROPHES

 

Objectives:

 

        To become familiar with the rules that governs the use of apostrophes in well-written sentences

        To develop basic skills in the use of apostrophes in well written sentences

        To practice using apostrophes in various writing situations

 

Outcomes:

 

        To correctly recognize situations where apostrophes are used in a pre-written sentence

        To determine where and under what situations apostrophes should be used within various sentence situations.

 

Warm-Up:

 

Click here http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/apostrophe.htm.  Review the material to become familiar with apostrophes and their use in standard written English.  Upon completion for this review, take the quiz on apostrophes by clicking here http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/apostrophe_quiz2.htm.  Identify the use of apostrophes from the provided passage.

 

New Instruction:

 

To receive additional instruction and practice on apostrophes, click here http://www.etap.org/langartsfiles/english/grades4-6/langart6/instruction3tutor.html.

 

Feedback and Review:

 

We use an apostrophe to create possessive forms, contractions, and some plurals.  The apostrophe shows where a letter or letters have been left out of a contracted verb.

For further practice, click here http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/ppt/apostrophe.pps.

Transfer of Knowledge or Skills:

 

Click here http://www.bbc.co.uk/apps/ifl/skillswise/gigaquiz?path=words/grammar/punctuation/apostrophes/&infile=simplequiz1 for a final review of contractions.  If you do not have 8 of the 10 problems correct, go back to http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/apostrophe.htm and review the rules governing the use of contractions.

 

 

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