Adult Literacy, Functional English, and GCSE Resources

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This resource uses a flow chart to help guide learners to the correct use of apostrophes.

Editor’s note
Updated Aug 2016. now includes irregular plurals such as ‘children’.

Level
Level 1
Level 2
English
Functional English - writing
AL Ws/L2.4 Use apostrophes & inverted commas
Rs/L1.2
Apostrophes
ESOL
ESOL Ws/L2.4a
ESOL Rs/L1.2a Use punctuation to help understanding

A useful one page reminder about using apostrophes of omission and possession.

Level
Level 2
English
Apostrophes
AL Ws/L2.4 Use apostrophes & inverted commas

Written for students who confuse these two words in their writing. Suitable for E2 or dyslexia support at any level. Also useful for introducing the omissive apostrophe. Includes info, examples and tips followed by practice exercises and self evaluation.

Level
Entry Level 2
Level 1
English
Apostrophes
Rs/L1.2
Rw/E2.1
Ww/E2.1
General
Dyslexia support

A challenging kinaesthetic paired activity that is bound to promote discussion about possessive and omissive apostrophes (and the greengrocer’s apostrophe!).

Level
Level 1
Level 2
English
Apostrophes
Rs/L1.2
AL Ws/L2.4 Use apostrophes & inverted commas

A very useful 2 page handout with information, tip and two quick exercises (one for omission, one for possession).

Level
Level 1
Level 2
English
Apostrophes
Rs/L1.2
AL Ws/L2.4 Use apostrophes & inverted commas

The ‘number two’ word map for spelling and vocabulary work and teacher reference / inspiration. Another addition to our popular series of word root / letter string maps. Guaranteed to get students (and teachers) thinking about the number two in a different light!

Level
Level 1
Level 2
English
Word origins
Rw/L1.3
Rw/L2.1
AL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategies
AL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical words

The ‘number one’ word map for spelling and vocabulary work and teacher reference / inspiration. Another addition to our popular series of word root / letter string maps. Guaranteed to get students (and teachers) thinking about the number one in a different light!

Level
Level 2
Level 1
English
Word origins
AL Ww/L2.1 Spell technical words
AL Ww/L1.1 Spell & use spelling strategies
Rw/L2.1
Rw/L1.3

Apostrophes – another great mind map from Nikki Brown – summarising the two uses of apostrophes along with some useful tips and rules.

Level
Level 2
Level 1
English
AL Ws/L2.4 Use apostrophes & inverted commas
Rs/L1.2
Apostrophes