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Combining Sentences with Appositives

Combine the sentences in each numbered item by changing the information in the second sentence to an appositive or an appositive phrase and adding it to the first sentence. Add commas where they're needed.

1.
  • The first man on the moon was born in Wapakoneta, Ohio.
  • He was Neil Armstrong.
 
2.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Kelly have bought a new car.
  • They're our neighbors.
 
3.
  • Meteors are often called shooting stars.
  • Meteors are chunks of metal or stone.
 
4.
  • Graceland is in Memphis, Tennessee.
  • Graceland is the home of Elvis Presley.
 
5.
  • Suzy loves to go for walks in the woods.
  • Suzy is my pet terrier.
 
6.
  • The house stood on a bare hill.
  • The house was a mansion with thirty-five rooms.
 
7.
  • The students traveled to Lexington, Kentucky.
  • They were all band members.
 
8.
  • My mother lost her favorite earrings.
  • They were a gift from my father.
 
9.
  • The Missouri River flows from southwestern Montana to St. Louis , Missouri.
  • It is the longest river in the United States.
 
10.
  • Jalitza is six feet two inches tall.
  • She is our star basketball player.