2 What is a pronoun? Pronoun: a word that takes the place of a noun. Subject pronoun: a pronoun that takes the place of a noun as the subject of a sentence.
3 Subject Pronouns Singular: I, you, he, she, it Plural: we, you, they Mary went to the store.She went to the store.Plural: we, you, theyJane and Pamela play basketball.They play basketball.
4 Examples Replace the underlined subjects with pronouns. Leo and Emily cooked.Leo bought the fruit.Emily served egg rolls.
5 Fix it- rewrite the 8 underlined nouns as pronouns: I am proud to have been Alex’s swim coach this year. Ron White and Alex have worked hard. Ms. Pinza has told me she gets to school early and sees Alex at the pool. The pool is already busy. There Alex is, doing laps. Who noticed the backstroke flaw? That was Ms. Pinza. Alex and I worked together, and Alex improved. Alex is a fine team player. The strongest swimmers on our team are Ron and Alex. The team unanimously chose Alex Sachs as their captain.
6 Fix it- rewrite the 8 underlined nouns as pronouns: I am proud to have been Alex’s swim coach this year. Ron White and he have worked hard. Ms. Pinza has told me she gets to school early and sees Alex at the pool. It is already busy. There he is, doing laps. Who noticed the backstroke flaw? That was she. We worked together, and he improved. Alex is a fine team player. The strongest swimmers on our team are Ron and he. They unanimously chose Alex Sachs as their captain.
8 What is an object pronoun? Object pronoun: can replace nouns used after action verbs or after the words to, for, with, in, or at.Me, him, her, us, and them are object pronouns.You and it can be subject/object pronouns.
9 Examples Mrs. Stone drove Clyde. Mrs. Stone drove him.Beth went with you and I to the store.Beth went with us to the store.
10 Using Object PronounsDo not use an object pronoun when you need a subject pronoun.Him and me like that car.He and I like that car.Imagine you were saying the subjects alone.He likes that car; I like that car.You wouldn’t say him likes that car or me likes that car.
11 Using Object PronounsObject pronouns are used even if there are more than one object.Mary thanked him and Mrs. Stone.Mary thanked he and Mrs. Stone.If it helps, take “and Mrs. Stone” away.
13 Using I and me Sometimes it is tricky using I and me. If you are having a hard time, say the sentence with only I and me and see which one seems correct.Always name yourself last.
14 Using I and me – Practice Lisa and ______ are visiting Daria.Daria teaches a game to Lisa and _______.Lisa shows Daria and _____ another game.Daria and _____ have played it in school.Lisa and ______ love playing games.Daria invites Lisa and _______ for lunch.
16 Possessive PronounsPossessive pronoun: replaces a possessive noun, or a noun that shows ownership.They can be used with a noun or by themselves.
17 Possessive PronounsMy, your, his her, our, their, yours, theirs, its, hers, mine, etc.
18 Possessive Pronouns - Practice The students finished _______ reports.Is the report about Carlsbad Caverns ______?_____ is about a visit to the museum.The eagle is the subject of ______ report.______ is a wide wingspan.
19 Lesson 5: Contractions with Pronouns Unit 6: PronounsLesson 5: Contractions with Pronouns
20 Contractions with Pronouns A contraction is a shortened form of two words. An apostrophe replaces any letters dropped when the words are combined.You can make contractions combining pronouns and the verbs am, are, is, will, would ,have, has, and had.
21 Contractions with Pronouns I am –He is –It is –You are –They are –I will/shall –You will –We would -
22 Contractions with Pronouns I haveHe hasIt hasYou haveThey haveI hadYou hadWe had
24 What is a double subject? Every sentence has a subject.Sometimes people use two subjects – a noun and a pronoun – incorrectly.Mary she is my sister. Mary is my sister; she is my sister.Her hat it is pretty. Her hat is pretty; it is pretty
25 Practice Which word can be removed? My parents they own a shoe store. My father he waits on customers.My mother she writes our newspaper ads.People they like our store.My brother and sister they work there too.Our shop it is open six days a week.
26 Lesson 7: Using we and us with Nouns Unit 6: PronounsLesson 7: Using we and us with Nouns
27 Using we and usSometimes you use a noun with the pronoun to make it more clear.Use the same pronoun as you would if the noun were not in the sentence.
28 Using we and us We girls threw the ball. The girls threw the ball to us boys.They will not beat us boys.We friends watch the game.The coach talks to us players.
29 Practice Mr. Locke invited ______ neighbors. ___ friends played softball.The winners were ____ girls.Steve came with ____ boys.The cooks were ___ brothers.____ girls brought our dog.____ boys helped Mr. Locke put the chairs away.