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Contractions: its or it's 2

In this worksheet, students practise the correct use of its and it's correctly, identifying where it is contracted and where it is possessive.

'Contractions: its or it's 2' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Writing: Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Curriculum subtopic:  Punctuation Awareness

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Its and it's are used for different purposes.

Its (without an apostrophe) is used to show possession (who or what something belongs to).

Its wool was very thick.

 

It's (with an apostrophe) is used as a shortened form of 'it is'. This is called a contraction.

It's not very confusing!

Choose the correct way of completing the sentence.

 

Come on! __________ already nine o'clock!

Its

It's

Choose the correct way of completing the sentence.

 

I think __________ very unfair that we are going to be punished.

its

it's

Choose the correct way of completing the sentence.

 

All __________ branches are covered with snow.

its

it's

Choose the correct way of completing the sentence.

 

Please Mum, __________ only 50p!

its

it's

Choose the correct way of completing the sentence.

 

Look at that poor bird! __________ wing seems to be damaged.

Its

It's

Choose the correct way of completing the sentence.

 

They said on T.V. that __________ going to be very cold next week.

its

it's

Choose the correct way of completing the sentence.

 

I hate that song. __________ words are ridiculous.

Its

It's

Choose the correct way of completing the sentence.

 

Oops! Look at the pizza! __________ burnt around the edges.

Its

It's

Choose the correct way of completing the sentence.

 

Look at that butterfly, drying out __________ wings!

its

it's

Choose the correct way of completing the sentence.

 

I think __________ a bit late to go out now.

its

it's

  • Question 1

Choose the correct way of completing the sentence.

 

Come on! __________ already nine o'clock!

CORRECT ANSWER
It's
  • Question 2

Choose the correct way of completing the sentence.

 

I think __________ very unfair that we are going to be punished.

CORRECT ANSWER
it's
  • Question 3

Choose the correct way of completing the sentence.

 

All __________ branches are covered with snow.

CORRECT ANSWER
its
  • Question 4

Choose the correct way of completing the sentence.

 

Please Mum, __________ only 50p!

CORRECT ANSWER
it's
  • Question 5

Choose the correct way of completing the sentence.

 

Look at that poor bird! __________ wing seems to be damaged.

CORRECT ANSWER
Its
  • Question 6

Choose the correct way of completing the sentence.

 

They said on T.V. that __________ going to be very cold next week.

CORRECT ANSWER
it's
  • Question 7

Choose the correct way of completing the sentence.

 

I hate that song. __________ words are ridiculous.

CORRECT ANSWER
Its
  • Question 8

Choose the correct way of completing the sentence.

 

Oops! Look at the pizza! __________ burnt around the edges.

CORRECT ANSWER
It's
  • Question 9

Choose the correct way of completing the sentence.

 

Look at that butterfly, drying out __________ wings!

CORRECT ANSWER
its
  • Question 10

Choose the correct way of completing the sentence.

 

I think __________ a bit late to go out now.

CORRECT ANSWER
it's
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