Articles An article is a special kind of adjective
Articles There are three types of articles thean a the – describes a specific item or items. a/an refers to any one item of a group. Use a before words that begin with a consonant sound and an before a word that begins with a vowel sound
Demonstrative Adjectives point out something. are used in front of the noun. They include the words: thisthatthesethose
Demonstrative Pronouns point out something. are not used in front of the noun. They include the words: thisthatthesethose
Singular vs. plural this and that are singular. Use them to point out something that shows one. these and those are plural. Use them to point out something that shows more than one.
Examples exercise 1 pg. 121-122 Write in the blank the article that best completes each sentence. 7. I read my little sister a story about ______ unicorn. 13. _______ closest parks are across town. a The
Examples exercise 2 pg. 122 - directions Draw a line under the demonstrative in parentheses that best completes each sentence. Write P in the blank if it is a Demonstrative Pronoun and A in the blank if it is a Demonstrative Adjective.
Examples exercise 2 pg. 122 _____ 8. (This, These ) ants are busy at work. _____ 17. (This, These) is what we bought for Dad. A P