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Personal Pronouns. Pronoun and Antecedents A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun. My father opened my father’s present first. My father opened.

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1 Personal Pronouns

2 Pronoun and Antecedents A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun. My father opened my father’s present first. My father opened his present first. An antecedent is the noun for which a pronoun stands.

3 What Are Personal Pronouns? Personal pronouns refer to the person speaking, the person spoken to, and the person, place, or thing spoken about. Jim forgot his hat. SingularPlural First PersonI, me, my, minewe, us, our, ours Second Personyou, your, yours Third Personhe, him, his she, her, hers it, its they, them their, theirs

4 Identify the personal pronouns and their antecedents in each sentence. 1. Mom, you forgot to call Alice. 2. Somehow Jeff managed to lose his tuba. 3. Since Meg moved, she has called her friends once a week. 4. Now, boys, you have to clean up this mess. 5. The brothers quit the team when they found that their grades were suffering.

5 Identify the personal pronouns and their antecedents in each sentence. 1. Mom, you forgot to call Alice. 2. Somehow Jeff managed to lose his tuba. 3. Since Meg moved, she has called her friends once a week. 4. Now, boys, you have to clean up this mess. 5. The brothers quit the team when they found that their grades were suffering.

6 Identify the personal pronouns and their antecedents in each sentence. 1. Mom, you forgot to call Alice. 2. Somehow Jeff managed to lose his tuba. 3. Since Meg moved, she has called her friends once a week. 4. Now, boys, you have to clean up this mess. 5. The brothers quit the team when they found that their grades were suffering.

7 Identify the personal pronouns and their antecedents in each sentence. 1. Mom, you forgot to call Alice. 2. Somehow Jeff managed to lose his tuba. 3. Since Meg moved, she has called her friends once a week. 4. Now, boys, you have to clean up this mess. 5. The brothers quit the team when they found that their grades were suffering.

8 Identify the personal pronouns and their antecedents in each sentence. 1. Mom, you forgot to call Alice. 2. Somehow Jeff managed to lose his tuba. 3. Since Meg moved, she has called her friends once a week. 4. Now, boys, you have to clean up this mess. 5. The brothers quit the team when they found that their grades were suffering.

9 Identify the personal pronouns and their antecedents in each sentence. 1. Mom, you forgot to call Alice. 2. Somehow Jeff managed to lose his tuba. 3. Since Meg moved, she has called her friends once a week. 4. Now, boys, you have to clean up this mess. 5. The brothers quit the team when they found that their grades were suffering.


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