Sentence Sense home   part one index parts 2 part 4 part 4
blank     chapter #

14.5 Spelling: Possessive Nouns

Application 10

Adjust each sentence below to include the possessive form of the noun in italics. Make the necesssary changes in phrasing and spelling.

Example: The fragrance of those flowering shrubs lasts both day and night.
Those flowering shrubs' fragrance

1. The hopes of the coaches rested on that rookie.


2. The outcome may match the predictions of the reporters.


3. It may turn out to be a victory that belongs to the short guys.


4. This tournament is like the dreams which my kids have.


5. The pride of our relatives is wrapped up in it, too.


home chapter 14  

Chapter 8 Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Chapter 12 Chapter 13 Chapter 14 Chapter 15