Apostrophe Worksheets

An apostrophe is a versatile punctuation mark. It may stand for deleted letters, as in a contraction, or it may be a way to show ownership, as in a possessive, and it may look identical to a single quotation mark. These apostrophe worksheets are free for you to use in class or at home. Simply click on the title to view the details or to download the printable PDF.

Need to study up on when to use an apostrophe?

Apostrophe Examples and Rules

Apostrophe Practice

Your student is asked to add the apostrophes in a variety of sentences in this worksheet.

Contractions in Negative Forms

Wouldn’t, couldn’t, shouldn’t: all these are contractions in the negative form, which is the focus of this worksheet.

Punctuation: Match the Symbols

This fun match game helps young students recognize punctuation symbols.

The Important Apostrophe: It’s and Its

This worksheet features those commonly misused words, “its” and “it’s.”

The Important Apostrophe: You’re and Your

The apostrophe makes all the difference in this worksheet on “your” and “you’re.”