ADVERTISEMENT |  REMOVE ADS

Apostrophes

How to use apostrophes.
Grades:
3 |
4 |
5 |
6 |
7 |
8 |
9 |
10 |
11 |
Subjects:
Holidays:
CREATE NEW FOLDER
Cancel
  1. Indicates the possessive case of singular and plural nouns, indefinite pronouns, and surnames combined with designations such as Jr., Sr., and II: My sister's husband; My three sisters' husbands; Anyone's guess; They answer each other'sphones, John Smith Jr.'s car.
  2. Indicates joint possession when used with the last of two or more nouns in a series: Doe and Roe's report.
  3. Indicates individual possession or authorship when used with each of two or more nouns in a series: Smith's, Roe's, and Doe's reports.
  4. Indicates the plural of lowercase letters: Dot your i's and cross your t's.
  5. Indicates omission of letters in contractions: aren't, that's, o'clock.
  6. Indicates omission of figures in dates: the class of '63.

Your Free Gift

The Ultimate Back-to-School Guide

Teachers are always thinking about their students, but devotion to their progress shouldn’t come at the expense of your own. That’s why we’ve created an “Ultimate Back-to-School Guide” for teachers based on our nine future-ready skill domains.

What you can expect from this guide:

  • Learn 9 ways to become a better teacher by developing a positive mindset.
  • Links to dozens of free resources curated by our experts to help you both in and outside the classroom.
  • Clear steps to improve your teaching and general well-being.

Sign up for a premium membership to get your Ultimate Back-to-School Guide absolutely free!

SIGN UP TO CLAIM YOUR FREE GIFT

ultimate back-to-school guide for teachers

Go Premium

Get unlimited, ad-free access to all of TeacherVision's printables and resources for as low as $2.49 per month. We have a plan for every budget. 

Select a plan

All plans include a free trial and enjoy the same features. Cancel anytime.
Learn more about Premium

Register