Mechanics - Punctuation - Apostrophes
Use no apostrophe in
personalPersonal pronouns refer to (1) the speaker or speakers, (2) those spoken to, or (3) those spoken about. Source: Lesson 21,
relativeRelative pronouns join dependent clauses to independent clauses. They are who, whoever, whose, whom, whomever, which, and that. Source: Lesson 26, or
interrogativeInterrogative pronouns ask questions. Who, whom, whose, which, and what are interrogative pronouns. Source: Lesson 29
pronounA pronoun is a word that replaces a noun or a group of words used as a noun.
Source: Lesson 21 possessivesPossessives show whose something is.. Words like its, hers, his, ours, yours, theirs, and whose.
This book must be yours.
Whose is it?
Instructions: Supply the apostrophes to make the possessives in the following sentences.
1. This book must be someones.
2. Everyones voice will be heard but yours.
3. Whose idea was it to stay longer?
4. Somebodys wallet is on the ground. Is it hers?
5. I found anothers concept whose time had come similar to yours.