Contractions, Plural Names, and Possessives: An Editing Exercise

Practice proper apostrophe use with a grammar activity. After reviewing contractions, plural names, and possessive nouns, kids fix and rewrite 10 incorrect sentences.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Use for a homework assignment or class assessment
  • A good activity for a language arts center, or for a quick warm-up grammar lesson on the board
Classroom Considerations
  • Prompts kids to rewrite sentences to fix the apostrophe; consider having them use proofreading marks instead
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Pros
  • Provides an answer key for easy assessment
Cons
  • None