This week’s Literacy Focus is being delivered by one Mr Wickham from Maths. Many thanks.
IT + IS = IT’S
IT + HAS = IT’S
ANYTHING ELSE = ITS
He ate his breakfast = no apostrophe.
She ate hers = no apostrophe.
The dog ate its breakfast = NO APOSTROPHE!
DON’T MAKE A DOG’S BREAKFAST OF THE APOSTROPHE!
Think you understand the difference? It’s time to prove it!
(Answers = its paw; it’s going; it’s time; its kittens; it’s going; it’s color [American spelling alert!]; it’s sunny; its name; it’s coming; it’s not and its box)