Junior School

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So this week we are going to carry on the theme of mysteries to support your learning. This weeks challenge is to find the culprit behind the 'swapped signs'.

Complete mystery if you wish to print off (if you can)

The story and the suspect list

Clue 1

The first clue is a recap on using the apostrophe to show plural possession. Remember the rules:


1. If the root word is made plural by adding an 'S' (e.g. singular = dog, plural = dogs) then you show plural possession by placing the apostrophe AFTER the S: e.g. dogs'


2. If the root word is plural itself (e.g. children, people, women...) then the apostrophe is placed BETWEEN the word and the S: e.g. children's