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Exercise # 3 Based on
The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck
by Beatrix Potter

Using Apostrophes to Show Possession

Directions: Rewrite each of the following sets of two sentences as one sentence by using an apostrophe to indicate possession. 

1. This is a summer residence.  It belongs to a gentleman.

2. She answered a question. The question was asked by Kep.

3. He went to look for two fox-hound puppies. They belonged to the butcher.

4. Jemima heard the barking. It was made by the dogs.

5.  The eggs were always found and carried off. The eggs belonged to Jemima Puddle-duck.