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Use 'his', 'her' and 'its'

In this worksheet, students practise using 'his', 'her' and 'its' correctly.

'Use 'his', 'her' and 'its'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Writing: Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Curriculum subtopic:  Noun and Pronoun Awareness

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Look at these sentences:

 

 

Lee opened his present. Krystal opened her present.

 

Lee is a boy so we use the word 'his', but Krystal is a girl so we use 'her'.

 

If we are talking about an object we use 'its'.

The house had a hole in its roof.

 

In this activity, you can practise choosing 'his', 'her' or 'its' to complete sentences.

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Sarah rode on __________ bike.

bike.

 

his

her

its

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

The car had a dent in __________ bonnet.

 

his

her

its

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Josh wrote __________ name on the paper.

pen and paper

his

her

its

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

The lion opened __________ mouth and roared.

lion

his

her

its

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Jessica likes playing on __________ swing in the garden.

swing

 

his

her

its

This time, write the correct word in the answer box.

 

Harry gave __________ ball to Josh.

ball

Write the correct word in the answer box.

 

Sally wore __________ new dress to the party.

dress

Write the correct word in the answer box.

 

My dog Holly likes chewing __________ bone.

Write the correct word in the answer box.

 

Laura wrote a letter to __________ grandmother.

Write the correct word in the answer box.

 

The giraffe put __________ head through the bars of the cage.

giraffe

  • Question 1

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Sarah rode on __________ bike.

bike.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
her
EDDIE SAYS
We can use 'her' because we know Sarah is a girl.
  • Question 2

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

The car had a dent in __________ bonnet.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
its
EDDIE SAYS
We can use 'its' because the car is a thing rather than a boy or a girl.
  • Question 3

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Josh wrote __________ name on the paper.

pen and paper

CORRECT ANSWER
his
EDDIE SAYS
We can use 'his' because we know that Josh is a boy.
  • Question 4

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

The lion opened __________ mouth and roared.

lion

CORRECT ANSWER
its
EDDIE SAYS
We don't know if the lion is a boy or a girl so we have to use 'its'.
  • Question 5

Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Jessica likes playing on __________ swing in the garden.

swing

 

CORRECT ANSWER
her
EDDIE SAYS
This swing looks great fun! Jessica is a girl so we can use 'her'.
  • Question 6

This time, write the correct word in the answer box.

 

Harry gave __________ ball to Josh.

ball

CORRECT ANSWER
his
EDDIE SAYS
Harry is a boy so we use 'his'. Harry seems to be a kind friend to Josh by sharing his ball.
  • Question 7

Write the correct word in the answer box.

 

Sally wore __________ new dress to the party.

dress

CORRECT ANSWER
her
EDDIE SAYS
Lovely, with giant purple flowers! Sally is a girl so we can use 'her'.
  • Question 8

Write the correct word in the answer box.

 

My dog Holly likes chewing __________ bone.

CORRECT ANSWER
her
EDDIE SAYS
We usually use 'his' or 'her' rather than 'its' when we are talking about our pets. We could use 'her' because the name Holly is a good clue that the dog is a girl.
  • Question 9

Write the correct word in the answer box.

 

Laura wrote a letter to __________ grandmother.

CORRECT ANSWER
her
EDDIE SAYS
Laura is a girl so we use 'her'.
  • Question 10

Write the correct word in the answer box.

 

The giraffe put __________ head through the bars of the cage.

giraffe

CORRECT ANSWER
its
EDDIE SAYS
We don't know if the giraffe is a boy or a girl so we have to use 'its'.
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