Voyages in English 2018 Gr. 5 Practice Bk

© Loyola Press. Voyages in English Grade 5 8 • Section 1 Name Date For additional help, review pages 8–9 in your textbook or visit www.voyagesinenglish.com. The possessive form of a noun expresses possession, or ownership. The apostrophe (’) is the sign of a possessive noun. Write the singular and plural possessive forms of each noun. 1. baby 2. man 3. deer 4. guppy 5. hero 6. cat 7. child 8. bear 9. Scott 10. woman Underline the possessive noun in each sentence. Circle S if it is singular or P if it is plural. 11. Jesse’s prize calf won the first–place ribbon at the state fair. S P 12. The sheep’s stalls are at the end of the livestock barn. S P 13. Most of the fair’s events are held during the last three days. S P 14. One of my favorite places to visit is the children’s petting zoo. S P 15. The horses’ barn is where I hang out after the events are over. S P Rewrite each of the following, using a possessive noun. Then write singular or plural to identify the possessive noun. 16. the fur of the bear 17. the styles of the women 18. the cheers of the people 19. the song of the band 20. the paintings of the children 21. the report of Maria 22. the homework of the students 23. the plays of the classes 24. the speeches of the teachers Write a sentence that uses both the singular and plural possessive forms of man. 25. 1.4 Possessive Nouns

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