Common Core: 1st Grade English Language Arts : Use Common, Proper, and Possessive Nouns: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.1.B

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Example Question #1 : Use Common, Proper, And Possessive Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.B

Fill in the blank. 

The boy wanted the toy back because it belongs to __________ . 

Possible Answers:

him

her

he

she

Correct answer:

him

Explanation:

The sentence tells us that we are talking about a boy, so the correct answer will either be "him" or "he". "Her" and "she" would be used if we were talking about a girl. 

The sentence is saying that the toy belongs to the boy, so we need to use a possessive pronoun. "Him" is the possessive pronoun, and the correct answer. 

Example Question #2 : Use Common, Proper, And Possessive Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.B

Fill in the blank. 

The girl wanted the hat back because it belongs to __________ . 

Possible Answers:

her

she

he

him

Correct answer:

her

Explanation:

The sentence tells us that we are talking about a girl, so the correct answer will either be "her" or "she". "Him" and "he" would be used if we were talking about a boy. 

The sentence is saying that the hat belongs to the girl, so we need to use a possessive pronoun. "Her" is the possessive pronoun, and the correct answer. 

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