IV.5 APOSTROPHES

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IV.5 Apostrophes : 

IV.5 Apostrophes Independent Practice

1. Choose the sentence in which the apostrophe is used correctly. : 

1. Choose the sentence in which the apostrophe is used correctly. A. I have not seen Marys’ picture. B. Our house is next to the Miller’s. C. The witness’s testimony is important. D. Kathy belongs to the United States Banker’s Association.

2. Choose the sentence that contains an error in the use of the apostrophe. : 

2. Choose the sentence that contains an error in the use of the apostrophe. A. The girls’ coats hung in the closets. B. The shoe department is to the left of womens’ apparel. C. The professor’s book is about the early writings of Samuel Richardson. D. Bessie’s jacket is in the closet.

3. Choose the line in which an apostrophe is needed. Line 1 Some think electronic books Line 2 put too much strain Line 3 on readers eyes to be Line 4 accepted by everyone. : 

3. Choose the line in which an apostrophe is needed. Line 1 Some think electronic books Line 2 put too much strain Line 3 on readers eyes to be Line 4 accepted by everyone. A. Line 1 B. Line 2 C. Line 3 D. Line 4

4. Choose the sentence in which apostrophes are used correctly. : 

4. Choose the sentence in which apostrophes are used correctly. A. We walked up the stairs to Lonnies apartment. B. Those three trucks’ need to be painted. C. Nora’s expertise helped her team win. D. It was the cameramens’ job to focus on the action.

5. Choose the sentence in which apostrophes are used correctly. : 

5. Choose the sentence in which apostrophes are used correctly. A. It’s not a good idea. B. Pinnochios’ nose grew when he lied. C. Her sister’s-in-law home was safe. D. We got rid of it’s fleas.

6. Choose the sentence that contains an error in the use of the apostrophe. : 

6. Choose the sentence that contains an error in the use of the apostrophe. A. Both snowmen’s hats were red knit. B. The four wall’s surfaces were covered with pictures. C. The two stories’ themes were alike. D. Guy’s and Pia’s excuses were flimsy.

7. Choose the line that needs an apostrophe.Line 1 The tennis players were waiting on theLine 2 courts to dry. They swapped storiesLine 3 about past championships. When all theLine 4 courts surfaces were dry enough, they began. : 

7. Choose the line that needs an apostrophe.Line 1 The tennis players were waiting on theLine 2 courts to dry. They swapped storiesLine 3 about past championships. When all theLine 4 courts surfaces were dry enough, they began. Line 1 Line 2 Line 3 D. Line 4

8. Choose the line that needs an apostrophe. Line 1 He had trouble with the matches in Line 2 lighting the fire in the fireplace. Line 3 Finally he succeeded and the fires Line 4 glow made shadows in the room. : 

8. Choose the line that needs an apostrophe. Line 1 He had trouble with the matches in Line 2 lighting the fire in the fireplace. Line 3 Finally he succeeded and the fires Line 4 glow made shadows in the room. Line 1 Line 2 Line 3 D. Line 4

9. Choose the line that needs an apostrophe. Line 1 The lights were dimmed and the Line 2 candles lit. The candles scent was Line 3 calming, and the popcorn was hot. Line 4 We then watched the two movies. : 

9. Choose the line that needs an apostrophe. Line 1 The lights were dimmed and the Line 2 candles lit. The candles scent was Line 3 calming, and the popcorn was hot. Line 4 We then watched the two movies. Line 1 Line 2 Line 3 D. Line 4

10. Choose the line that needs an apostrophe. Line 1 The twins receive a video game Line 2 player for their birthday. Its the Line 3 newest model and includes four Line 4 new games. They play for hours. : 

10. Choose the line that needs an apostrophe. Line 1 The twins receive a video game Line 2 player for their birthday. Its the Line 3 newest model and includes four Line 4 new games. They play for hours. Line 1 Line 2 Line 3 D. Line 4

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