Lesson 402 – Mechanics – Punctuation – Apostrophes

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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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Lesson 402 - Mechanics - Punctuation - Apostrophes
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.

Lesson 402 - Mechanics - Punctuation - Apostrophes

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