Looking to achieve a sense of ownership in your writing? Then check out this BrainPOP movie, in which Tim and Moby tell you everything you need to know about possessives. You’ll explore the simple changes that let you know something belongs to a noun or pronoun. See how adding an apostrophe and an “s” can turn nouns into possessive nouns. And you’ll discover the special possessive forms of “I,” “you,” and other pronouns. Plus, you’ll learn how to handle pesky exceptions like double “s” or the ever-tricky silent “s.” Before you know it, all the tools to be a possessives expert will be . . . in your possession!
In the BrainPOP ESL movie, The Future is Ours (L2U2L1), Ben and Moby are at a school job fair, thinking about their future careers! In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students will use possessive pronouns in interactive activities and create a project to teach the concept to the class. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »
Lesson Plan Summary
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the importance of correct grammar in real-life scenarios. Students will identify and analyze basic developmentally-appropriate grammar rules and create an ongoing review game to reinforce grammar skills for the class. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »
Recent Possessives Quizzes
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