Its/It's

Vernene Bell

Read the statements below and write in the correct word. Remember the differences between the words.

1. Its is a singular possessive pronoun.

2. It's is the contraction of "it is".

Write in the correct word here and on your paper; click "submit" at the end.


  1. Winter has been damp and cold, but (its,it's) nearly spring time, now.
  2. Your answer:


  3. The dog happily chewed (its, it's) rawhide chewy bone in the sunshine.
  4. Your answer:


  5. The United States has changed (its,it's) policy for immigration, and there is hope that the new regulations will be fair for all new immigrants.
  6. Your answer:


  7. The little black kitten loves to fight with (its,it's) own tail, and sometimes the tail seems to win.
  8. Your answer:


  9. The children in Miss Moore's pre-school class love to hear that (its,it's) story time.
  10. Your answer:



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