This is a resource I created to help children learn about what can be a bit of a dry point of grammar. The poem features lots of examples of using a singular possessive apostrophe (which is needed for Greater Depth in Year 2!).
Suggestions for using the poem:
-Show the children the poem at the start of the lesson. Do they notice anything being used a lot?
-Can you copy a verse, putting all the possessive apostrophes in the right place?
-Can you underline all the examples of possessive apostrophes in this poem?
-Can you write what you think the rule is for using a possessive apostrophe?
-Can you create your own similar poem with your own examples?
-Can you perform the poem, holding up and dangling an imaginary possessive apostrophe every time you say one in a sentence?
Another bonus of using poetry to teach grammar is that poetry is featured prominently in the new National Curriculum and this approach gives you a chance to discuss terms like verse and lines.