These activity sheets will teach your students how to identify and construct possessive nouns.

Both singular and plural nouns can be possessive. The following collection of worksheets will help your students learn about possessive nouns. Activities include rewriting sentences to include a possessive noun, identifying the correct possessive noun for a given sentence, rewriting nouns to demonstrate the correct possessive form, determining if a given noun is in the correct possessive form, writing a possessive noun to fill in the blank in a given sentence, and more.

Please Note: While answer keys have been provided for each activity sheet for instructors, in some cases, your students’ answers will vary.

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Possessive Nouns Indicate Belonging

Rewrite each sentence using a possessive noun to show each belonging.

Using Singular Possessive Nouns

Adding an "s" to many singular nouns makes them plural. But by adding an apostrophe and an “s” to the end of a singular noun, a possessive noun is formed. Possessive nouns are used to show that something belongs to a person, place, thing or idea.

Irregular Plural Possessive Nouns

Write the correct form of each irregular plural possessive noun to complete each sentence.

Possessive or Plural?

Read each sentence below. If the bolded noun in the sentence is correct, put a check on the line. If it is not correct, put an X on the line.

Mine! Mine! Mine!

Underline the correct noun. Rewrite the sentence on the line.

Word Starters

Write in the correct form of the possessive noun to complete each sentence.

Singular

Complete each sentence by adding a singular possessive noun. Add articles where needed.

Ownership

Rewrite the underlined nouns in the sentences below to make them possessive.

Singular or Plural Possessive Nouns

Tell whether each underlined possessive noun is singular or plural.

Create Them

Fill in the two blank lines with the correct possessive noun and a common noun.

It Belongs To Me

Complete each sentence. Write the possessive form of the noun in parentheses to show belonging.

The Roosters

Read the two sentences. Then combine them by filling in the two blanks with the correct possessive noun and a common noun.

Nouns in Sentences

Write the correct form of possessive noun in the blanks to complete each sentence.

Catch the Parentheses

Write the correct possessive noun to complete each sentence. Use the noun provided in parentheses.

Possess Me

Find the error in each sentence. Write the correct form of the possessive noun on the line.