Possessive Nouns in English

possessive nouns

Possessive Nouns tell us who something belongs to. It answers the question ‘who is the owner?’

First, let’s review Irregular Plural Nouns. Can you think of some nouns that change in unusual ways in their plural forms? For example, what is the plural of ‘child’? is it ‘childs’? No! It’s unusual. The plural is ‘children’. How many more examples can you give?

Review irregular plural nouns HERE.

Let’s learn how to form Possessive Nouns in English.

The basic rules for Possessive Nouns:

Possessive Nouns

Try the possessive nouns quiz!

Try the speaking game!

Use possessive adjectives to talk about the differences between the pictures in this speaking activity.