2 What is a pronoun?A pronoun is a word used in place of a noun or another pronoun.The word that a pronoun stands for it called its antecedent.
3 It’s all about Mrs. GaySpend 3 minutes telling your partner all about your favorite teacher. (It doesn’t have to be me!)There is only ONE RULE – you must call that teacher by their name – you cannot use ANY pronouns to replace their name.Pronouns are words that replace nouns (I, me, we, us, you, your, yours, he, him, she, her, it, they, them)
4 Stop and Think How difficult is it to avoid using pronouns? What did the conversation sound like?Why are pronouns important?
5 What is a pronoun?A pronoun is a word used in place of a noun or another pronoun.The word that a pronoun stands for it called its antecedent.
6 Pronouns and Antecedents Ray said he wanted musical talents to audition for the play.Chiyo and I auditioned together. We both got lead parts.
7 Personal Pronouns SINGULAR PLURAL First person I, me (my, mine) We, us (our, ours)Second PersonYou (your, yours)You(your, yours)Third PersonHe, him, she, her, it(his, her, hers, its)They, them(their, theirs
8 Possessive PronounsPossessive pronouns show ownership or relationship.Practice & Apply – page 10Write each pronoun and tell whether it is personal or possessive.
9 Essential QuestionWhy does using the correct pronoun matter in writing?Pronouns replace unnecessary OR repetitive nouns.
10 Reflexive PronounsA reflexive pronoun reflects action back upon the subject and adds information to the sentence.Delilah prepared herself for a long day.A reflexive pronoun MUST have an antecedent!!
11 Intensive PronounsAn intensive pronoun adds emphasis to a noun or pronoun in the same sentence.The wait itself would take hours.
12 Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns Reflexive and intensive pronouns are formed by adding –self or –selves to forms of the personal pronouns.SingularPluralFirst personMyselfOurselvesSecond personYourselfYourselvesThird personHimself, herself, itselfthemselves
13 Demonstrative Pronouns Demonstrative pronouns point out specific persons, places, things, or ideas.Demonstrative pronouns help us indicate whether things we point out are relatively near in time/space or farther away.Demonstrative pronouns are:This -- ThatThese -- Those
14 Indefinite PronounsAn indefinite pronoun does not refer to a specific person, place or thing.An indefinite pronoun usually does not have an antecedent.
16 Interrogative and Relative Pronouns An interrogative pronoun is used to ask a question.A relative pronoun is used to introduce subordinate clauses.
17 Interrogative and Relative Pronouns Who, whom, whose, which, whatRelativeWho, whom, whose, which, that
18 In Class Practice – DUE TODAY Complete Exercises A and B on page 13 of the Language Network textbook.Answer the Essential Question on the same page as your Exercises A and B.EQ: Name 3 ways that pronouns can be used in writing. (Hint: Review the definitions of each pronoun.)
19 In Class Practice – DUE TODAY Language Network – page 13Exercise A: Write each pronoun & identify its antecedent if it has one. Label each pronoun as reflexive, intensive, indefinite, interrogative, or relative.Exercise B: Follow directions in textbook.Answer the Essential Question on your paper.EQ: Name 3 ways that pronouns can be used in writing. (Hint: Review the definitions of each pronoun.)