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1 Signs of trouble
What is it? A quiz to review what students know about apostrophes, including a challenge to spot mistakes on real-life signs and posters
What users say "An amazing resource, thank you. Will definitely use it in my classroom."
2 For short
What is it? Worksheets to guide students on using apostrophes in contractions such as "I'm"
What users say "Will use this straight away. Thank you for your time and effort."
3 In the right place
What is it? A worksheet challenging students to insert missing apostrophes
What users say "Really like this resource. It will consolidate prior learning."
4 Two simple rules
What is it? A guide to apostrophes, focusing on two rules to keep students on track
What users say "Fantastic, simple and straight to the point. Very helpful indeed."
5 Bart gallery
What is it? Differentiated worksheets for adding apostrophes and rewriting sentences based on The Simpsons
What users say "Very user-friendly and I know my children will really enjoy this."
6 Lost apostrophes
What is it? A starter activity on apostrophes for omission
What users say "Great resource. Well-presented, clear explanation and provides activities for students."
7 Apostrophe basics
What is it? A straightforward, step-by-step PowerPoint introducing apostrophe use
What users say "Lovely and simple."
8 Punctuation police
What is it? A quiz using genuine apostrophe blunders. Students act as the "apostrophe police", patrolling the streets looking for crimes against punctuation
What users say "Great idea. Think I'll get my class to search for apostrophe blunders in their community - they'll be real apostrophe police."
9 To the point
What is it? A no-frills PowerPoint showing when to use apostrophes
What users say "This is exactly as I would have done it and has saved me lots of time. Thanks."
10 We're not amused
What is it? A jam-packed introduction to apostrophes, with exercises and some amusing examples thrown in
What users say "This is brilliant."