Alfie the Apostrophe is nervous. Alfie the Apostrophe by Moira Rose Donohue Retrouvez Alfie the Apostrophe et des millions de livres en stock sur Amazon.fr. Each punctuation mark has a chance to "perform" and explain their purpose. If You Were an Apostrophe (Word Fun) If You Were an Apostrophe (Word Fun) [Lyons, Shelly, Gray, Sara Jean] on Amazon.com. Alfie the apostrophe. Alfie has to perform a magic trickand he's nervous. Written by Moira Rose Donohue Alfie the Apostrophe feels unsure of himself until he shows off his abilities for possessives and making contractions at the Punctuation Talent Show. I enjoyed reading this funny book about apostrophes. your own Pins on Pinterest Magic and theatre, in a punctuation picture book. ALFIE THE APOSTROPHE and PENNY AND THE PUNCTUATION BEE, Moira Donohue. Be the first to write a review. Can he make it into the punctuation-mark talent show? Welcome back. I created an anchor chart to help reinforce this skill and then made little Alfie's after reading. World Read Aloud Day takes place on Feb. 1 of each year. This book was a great way to help children explore the different types of punctuation. She should have said, "The annual punctuation-mark talent show was the next day . Will all of Alfie's practice pay off?SAVE TO LIST LIST PRICE $4.95 . Read other books of your choice Remember to spend time reading books of your choice throughout the week too! And OK, I love grammar and punctuation, too! If children are having difficulty with punctuation this book would be a great book to read and make learning about the different punctuation marks a fun experience, while still helping them understand. your own Pins on Pinterest I will explain what the definition is - that it is used to indicate the possessive case or the omission of letters or numerals while referring back to the book, showing Owen examples. 3-5,
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