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Commonly Confused Words #2 It’s vs. Its
Definitions: It’s- contraction for it is Ex. It’s my favorite movie. Its – possessive form of it Ex. Its hair is long and messy.
Directions: Choose the appropriate words for the following sentences. 1. For all (its/it’s) faults, it was a pretty interesting film. 2. (Its/It’s) a wise dog that scratches (its/it’s) own fleas. 3.The bird flapped (its/it’s) wounded wings, trying to fly despite (its/it’s) condition. 4.In golf, (its/it’s) rude to talk while someone is on the green.
Key: 1.Its 2.It’s 3.It’s its 4.Its its 5.It’s
Context Clues 1.She felt synnitricus, but she went trick-or- treating alone anyway. a)happyb) confused c) nervous d)enraged 2.The children wouldn’t walk up to the house on Halloween night because the house was fwakened to be haunted. a)Rumored b) happened c) freaky d) blackened 3.After a long chase through the alleyway, the zombies truggled the group of teens and ate them. a)Hugged b) tickled c) attacked d) ransacked