Mechanics - Punctuation - Apostrophes
Use an apostrophe to indicate possession with nounsA noun is a word that names a person, place, thing, or idea. Examples: man, city, book, and courage. Source: Lesson 16. A plural noun that does not end in "s" forms the possessivePossessives show whose something is. 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."
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.