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Lesson 402

Mechanics - Punctuation - Apostrophes

 

Use an apostrophe to indicate possession with nouns. A plural noun that does not end in "s" forms the possessive adding 's just like the singular noun. Write the noun; change no letters; drop no letters; and then simply add 's. This rule is always the same for each plural noun that does not end in "s."

 

Example: men - men's

 

Instructions: Supply the apostrophes and "s" ('s) to make the possessives in the following sentences.

 

1. These women hats are sold in this store.

 

2. The children party was a great success.

 

3. The mice tracks were everywhere in the dust.

 

4. We followed the two deer tracks in the snow.

 

5. The geese flight was smooth and graceful.

 

 

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Answers:

 

1. These women's hats are sold in this store.

 

2. The children's party was a great success.

 

3. The mice's tracks were everywhere in the dust.

 

4. We followed the two deer's tracks in the snow.

 

5. The geese's flight was smooth and graceful.

 




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