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Appositive Match Name: ___________________________

An appositive phrase provides additional details about a noun or pronoun in a sentence.


Example: My best friend, George, is a talented football player.
George is the appositive.
Match each noun with the appositive phrase that best describes it.
________ 1. multiplication a. Fluffy
________ 2. Franklin Roosevelt b. a girl in fth grade
________ 3. Treasure Island c. one of the four basic math operations
________ 4. his favorite food d. a North American range
________ 5. the Fourth of July e. spaghetti with meatballs
________ 6. Alicia f. Mrs. Anderson
________ 7. the next door neighbors g. Albert and Susie
________ 8. her former teacher h. a book by Robert Louis Stevenson
________ 9. our pet rabbit i. a patriotic holiday
________ 10. the Rocky Mountains j. the 32nd U.S. president

Use each of the matches above to write a sentence that includes an appositive phrase. Underline the
appositive phrase.
1. __________________________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________________________

7. __________________________________________________________________________

8. __________________________________________________________________________

9. __________________________________________________________________________

10. _________________________________________________________________________

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Appositive Match Name: ___________________________

An appositive phrase provides additional details about a noun or pronoun in a sentence.


Example: My best friend, George, is a talented football player.
George is the appositive.
Match each noun with the appositive phrase that best describes it.
c
________ 1. multiplication a. Fluffy
j
________ 2. Franklin Roosevelt b. a girl in fth grade
h
________ 3. Treasure Island c. one of the four basic math operations
e
________ 4. his favorite food d. a North American range
i
________ 5. the Fourth of July e. spaghetti with meatballs
b
________ 6. Alicia f. Mrs. Anderson
g
________ 7. the next door neighbors g. Albert and Susie
f
________ 8. her former teacher h. a book by Robert Louis Stevenson
a
________ 9. our pet rabbit i. a patriotic holiday
d
________ 10. the Rocky Mountains j. the 32nd U.S. president

Use each of the matches above to write a sentence that includes an appositive phrase. Underline the
appositive phrase.
Student answers will vary.
1. __________________________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________________________

7. __________________________________________________________________________

8. __________________________________________________________________________

9. __________________________________________________________________________

10. _________________________________________________________________________

Copyright 2013 K12reader.com. All Rights Reserved. Free for educational use at home or in classrooms. www.k12reader.com