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Possessive Apostrophes: bottle-nosed dolphin

3 - Whiteboard Challenges

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1

Read the first sentence and add the missing apostrophe to the correct position in the word ‘dolphins.’

Challenge 2

Read the second sentence. Does the position of the apostrophe tell you that the sentence is talking about one or more than one oyster? How do you know?

Challenge 3

Write your own scintillating sentence about the bottle-nosed dolphins featured in the film clip. Your sentence must include an apostrophe to show possession and some of the descriptive words from the Word Wall.

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) Each dolphins timing skills are essential to the group’s success.

2) The oysters’ razor sharp shells can be lethal to the dolphins.

Word Wall

bottle-nosed dolphin oyster pod teamwork beached synchronised intelligent razor-sharp bow wave unison charged timing dangerous hunter stranded