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:

she

he

her

him

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:

he

she

her

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. 

Example Question #3 : Use Common, Proper, And Possessive Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.B

Fill in the blank with the correct possessive pronoun. 

The cat belongs to Jessica. It is __________ cat. 

Possible Answers:

she

it

her

Correct answer:

her

Explanation:

A possessive pronoun shows who owns or has something.

The first sentence tells us that the cat belongs to "Jessica". The correct possessive pronoun that goes with a girl's name is "her". 

Example Question #4 : Use Common, Proper, And Possessive Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.B

Fill in the blank with the correct possessive pronoun. 

The ball belongs to Alison. It is __________ ball. 

Possible Answers:

her

it

she

Correct answer:

her

Explanation:

A possessive pronoun shows who owns or has something.

The first sentence tells us that the ball belongs to "Alison". The correct possessive pronoun that goes with a girl's name is "her". 

Example Question #5 : Use Common, Proper, And Possessive Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.B

Fill in the blank with the correct possessive pronoun. 

The car belongs to Sarah. It is __________ car. 

Possible Answers:

it

she

her

Correct answer:

her

Explanation:

A possessive pronoun shows who owns or has something.

The first sentence tells us that the car belongs to "Sara". The correct possessive pronoun that goes with a girl's name is "her". 

Example Question #6 : Use Common, Proper, And Possessive Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.B

Fill in the blank with the correct possessive pronoun. 

The dog belongs to me. It is __________ dog. 

Possible Answers:

me

I

my

Correct answer:

my

Explanation:

A possessive pronoun shows who owns or has something.

The first sentence tells us that the dog belongs to "me". "Me" is a pronoun. The correct possessive pronoun that goes with "me" is "my". 

Example Question #7 : Use Common, Proper, And Possessive Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.B

Fill in the blank with the correct possessive pronoun. 

The car belongs to me. It is __________ car. 

Possible Answers:

I

my

me

Correct answer:

my

Explanation:

A possessive pronoun shows who owns or has something.

The first sentence tells us that the car belongs to "me". "Me" is a pronoun. The correct possessive pronoun that goes with "me" is "my". 

Example Question #8 : Use Common, Proper, And Possessive Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.B

Fill in the blank with the correct possessive pronoun. 

The soccer ball belongs to me. It is __________ soccer ball. 

Possible Answers:

me

I

my

Correct answer:

my

Explanation:

A possessive pronoun shows who owns or has something.

The first sentence tells us that the soccer ball belongs to "me". "Me" is a pronoun. The correct possessive pronoun that goes with "me" is "my". 

Example Question #9 : Use Common, Proper, And Possessive Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.B

Fill in the blank with the correct possessive pronoun. 

The bed belongs to me. It is __________ bed. 

Possible Answers:

me

I

my

Correct answer:

my

Explanation:

A possessive pronoun shows who owns or has something.

The first sentence tells us that the bed belongs to "me". "Me" is a pronoun. The correct possessive pronoun that goes with "me" is "my". 

Example Question #10 : Use Common, Proper, And Possessive Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.B

Fill in the blank with the correct possessive pronoun. 

That bat belongs to him. It is __________ bat. 

Possible Answers:

his

him

it

Correct answer:

his

Explanation:

A possessive pronoun shows who owns or has something.

The first sentence tells us that the bat belongs to "him". "Him" is a pronoun. The correct possessive pronoun that goes with "him" is "his". 

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