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Contractions: its or it's 1

In this worksheet, students learn the difference between the possessive and contracted forms of its and it's.

'Contractions: its or it's 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Writing: Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Curriculum subtopic:  Punctuation Awareness

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Its (without an apostrophe) is used to show possession, which means who something belongs to.

For example: The blackbird has its nest in that tree over there.

It's (with an apostrophe) is a shortened form of it is.

For example: It's nesting in the tree over there.

Choose the correct way to complete the following sentence.

 

____ time to leave already.

Its

It's

Choose the correct way to complete the following sentence.


I think ____ unfair if we get into trouble.

its

it's

Choose the correct way to complete the following sentence.


That poor dog has hurt ____ leg.

its

it's

Choose the correct way to complete the following sentence.

 

____ horrible!  It tastes too salty.

Its

It's

Choose the correct way to complete the following sentence.

 

I hear ____ going to snow tomorrow.

its

it's

Choose the correct way to complete the following sentence.

 

Mum says ____ too late to go out to play.

its

it's

Choose the correct way to complete the following sentence.

 

My coat fell off ____ hook.

its

it's

Choose the correct way to complete the following sentence.

 

When ____ ready we can all eat.

its

it's

Choose the correct way to complete the following sentence.

 

Here's the teapot but ____ lid is broken.

its

it's

Choose the correct way to complete the following sentence.

 

Do you think ____ too expensive?

its

it's

  • Question 1

Choose the correct way to complete the following sentence.

 

____ time to leave already.

CORRECT ANSWER
It's
  • Question 2

Choose the correct way to complete the following sentence.


I think ____ unfair if we get into trouble.

CORRECT ANSWER
it's
  • Question 3

Choose the correct way to complete the following sentence.


That poor dog has hurt ____ leg.

CORRECT ANSWER
its
  • Question 4

Choose the correct way to complete the following sentence.

 

____ horrible!  It tastes too salty.

CORRECT ANSWER
It's
  • Question 5

Choose the correct way to complete the following sentence.

 

I hear ____ going to snow tomorrow.

CORRECT ANSWER
it's
  • Question 6

Choose the correct way to complete the following sentence.

 

Mum says ____ too late to go out to play.

CORRECT ANSWER
it's
  • Question 7

Choose the correct way to complete the following sentence.

 

My coat fell off ____ hook.

CORRECT ANSWER
its
  • Question 8

Choose the correct way to complete the following sentence.

 

When ____ ready we can all eat.

CORRECT ANSWER
it's
  • Question 9

Choose the correct way to complete the following sentence.

 

Here's the teapot but ____ lid is broken.

CORRECT ANSWER
its
  • Question 10

Choose the correct way to complete the following sentence.

 

Do you think ____ too expensive?

CORRECT ANSWER
it's
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