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Possessive Nouns

Rule for changing a noun into a possessive nouns

Joy Distler

on 17 September 2012

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Transcript of Possessive Nouns

Possessive Nouns How to make a noun possessive... ...to make a singular noun possessive...
just add 's RULE ONE : Examples: The football of a player The Bible of the preacher The classroom of the teacher The preacher's Bible The player's football The teacher's classroom ...to make a plural noun possessive...
if it DOES NOT end in s...
add 's RULE TWO: Examples

The pond of the geese
the cookies of the children
The purses of the women the geese's pond
the children's cookies
the women's purses Rule THREE: ...to make a plural noun possessive...when it ends in s... simply add an ' Examples...
the leash of the dogs
the school of the students
the books of the teachers the dogs' leash
the students' school
the teachers' books Names ending in s Either add an 's or
simply an '.... your
choice The apple of Doris Doris' apple Doris's apple
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