Apostrophes: Possession with Singular, Plural and Multiple Nouns


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Wendy owns a Honda Accord and a Chevrolet Volt. These vehicles are _____.

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1. Three sisters share ownership of a bakery. The business is _____ bakery.

2. Let me know if _____ inviting more people to _____ party.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This short quiz gives you practice using apostrophes. You'll experience singular and plural possessives, in addition to a special case punctuation situation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Singular possessive nouns
  • Plural possessive nouns
  • When to use you're and your
  • When to use it's and its
  • Identifying when an apostrophe is used incorrectly in a sentence

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand the most important information from the related lesson on possessive nouns
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information on how to use the apostrophe and interpret it accurately
  • Defining key concepts - ensure you can correctly define key concepts, such as contractions and possessive nouns
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how to use the apostrophe

Additional Learning

To learn more about the apostrophe, review the accompanying lesson on possessive nouns. This lesson covers the following:

  • Know when you should and shouldn't use an apostrophe and why
  • Learn how to use an apostrophe to make a contraction
  • Define a possessive noun
  • Know what a contraction is
  • Learn how to use apostrophes for singular and plural possessive nouns
  • Know how to use the apostrophe in special cases such as it's and its