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




        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.




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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