Common Core: 3rd Grade English Language Arts : Form and Use Possessives: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.2.D

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Example Question #26 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.2

Select the answer choice that shows that the dog belongs to Melissa using a possessive noun. 

Possible Answers:

Spot is Melissa dog. 

Spot is Melissa's dog. 

Spot's dog is Melissa. 

Spot is Melissas dog. 

Correct answer:

Spot is Melissa's dog. 

Explanation:

A possessive noun shows who or what owns somethings. 

In this example, Melissa owns the dog, so "Melissa" is the possessive noun. To make a noun possessive, we add an apostrophe and an s ('s). 

"Spot is Melissa's dog." is the correct answer. 

Example Question #27 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.2

Select the answer choice that shows that the house belongs to Angie using a possessive noun. 

Possible Answers:

The house belongs to Angie.

The house is Angies. 

The house's is Angies. 

That is Angie's house. 

Correct answer:

That is Angie's house. 

Explanation:

A possessive noun shows who or what owns somethings. To make a noun possessive, we add an apostrophe and an s ('s). 

Example Question #28 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.2

Select the answer choice that shows that the cookies belong to Charlie using a possessive noun. 

Possible Answers:

The cookies belong to Charlies. 

Those are Charlie's cookies. 

Those are Charlies cookies. 

The cookies belong to Charlie.

Correct answer:

Those are Charlie's cookies. 

Explanation:

A possessive noun shows who or what owns somethings. To make a noun possessive, we add an apostrophe and an s ('s). 

Example Question #29 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.2

Select the answer choice that shows that the kitten belongs to Adley using a possessive noun. 

Possible Answers:

Pepper is Adley's kitten.

Melissas kitten is Pepper. 

Pepper's kitten is Melissa. 

Pepper is Melissa kitten. 

Correct answer:

Pepper is Adley's kitten.

Explanation:

A possessive noun shows who or what owns somethings. To make a noun possessive, we add an apostrophe and an s ('s). 

Example Question #30 : Capitalization, Punctuation, And Spelling: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.2

Select the answer choice that shows that the ball belongs to Jesse using a possessive noun. 

Possible Answers:

That is Jeses ball. 

That is Jesse's ball. 

That ball belongs to Jesse. 

The ball is Jeses. 

Correct answer:

That is Jesse's ball. 

Explanation:

A possessive noun shows who or what owns somethings. To make a noun possessive, we add an apostrophe and an s ('s). 

Example Question #1 : Form And Use Possessives: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.2.D

Select the answer choice that shows that the candy belongs to my grandpa using a possessive noun. 

Possible Answers:

The candy belong's to my grandpa. 

That is my grandpa's candy. 

The candy belongs to my grandpa. 

The candy is my grandpas. 

Correct answer:

That is my grandpa's candy. 

Explanation:

A possessive noun shows who or what owns somethings. To make a noun possessive, we add an apostrophe and an s ('s). 

Example Question #2 : Form And Use Possessives: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.2.D

Select the answer choice that shows that the bird belongs to Dan using a possessive noun. 

Possible Answers:

Tweetie, the bird, belongs to Dan. 

Dans bird is Tweetie's.

Tweetie is Dan's bird. 

The bird's is Dans. 

Correct answer:

Tweetie is Dan's bird. 

Explanation:

A possessive noun shows who or what owns somethings. To make a noun possessive, we add an apostrophe and an s ('s). 

Example Question #3 : Form And Use Possessives: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.2.D

Select the answer choice that shows that the bike belongs to Joe using a possessive noun. 

Possible Answers:

That is Joes bike. 

That is Joe's bike. 

The bike's is Joe's. 

The bike is Joes. 

Correct answer:

That is Joe's bike. 

Explanation:

A possessive noun shows who or what owns somethings. To make a noun possessive, we add an apostrophe and an s ('s). 

Example Question #4 : Form And Use Possessives: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.2.D

Select the answer choice that shows that the tractor belongs to Rusty using a possessive noun. 

Possible Answers:

That tractor is Rusty's tractor. 

That tractor is Rustys tractor. 

The tractors belong to Rusty. 

The tractor's belong to Rusty. 

Correct answer:

That tractor is Rusty's tractor. 

Explanation:

A possessive noun shows who or what owns somethings. To make a noun possessive, we add an apostrophe and an s ('s). 

Example Question #5 : Form And Use Possessives: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.2.D

Choose the correct possessive pronoun to complete the sentence.

Patrick and Brittany showed me _________ new puppy this morning!

Possible Answers:

their

her

its

my

Correct answer:

their

Explanation:

The correct possessive pronoun to complete this sentence is “their”. The puppy belongs to Patrick and Brittany so they are the owners. “Their” refers to more than one person and this sentence is stating that the puppy is Brittany and Patrick’s.

 

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