Writing Prompts ~ Apostrophes
Writing Prompt: Apostrophes are small punctuation marks that can cause big problems for writers. Native English speakers make a lot of mistakes with apostrophes. Sometimes they know the rules, but forget to apply them. Sometimes they don’t know the rules and make errors just as English learners do. If you look carefully, you’ll find lots of apostrophe errors and mistakes on English signs and in grocery store flyers. Review the different uses of apostrophes. Then write a note to a roommate or family member with reminders about what to buy from the grocery store for a special occasion. Try to use an apostrophe in every sentence. Use possessive and contracted forms.