2 A PronounIs a word that takes the place of a noun. In the sentence, “Joe saw Jill, and he waved at her,” the pronouns he and her take the place of Joe and Jill, respectively.
3 4 Types of Pronouns1. Personal Pronoun: Personal pronouns are used in place of a common or proper noun. The personal pronoun is usually to the left of the verbPersonal Pronouns: I, me, he, she, it, him, her, you, we, they, themlet’s try- Fiona could not understand that Jonas felt love for her. (replace these nouns with pronouns)She could not understand that he felt love for her
4 1. Possessive PronounsPossessive pronouns are used to indicate who (or what) owns something.Possessive Pronouns: His, hers, its, yours, ours, theirsLet’s try: They located Jonas’ bike, but the bicycle’s tires were flat and Jonas’ footprints were nowhere to be found. They located his bike, but its tires were flat and his footprints were nowhere to be found
5 2. Subject Pronouns Pronouns that take the place of the subject The noun that does the actionSubject pronouns are usually to the left of the verb.Subject Pronouns: I, you, he, she, it, they, weLet’s try-- 1. His friend and (he/him) were excited to see the new Xmen movie.His friend and he were excited to see the new Xmen movie.
6 Let’s try some more:2. Jonas, Asher, and (me/I) went to the House of Old.Jonas, Asher, and I went to the House of Old.Tip: remove the other subjectsfrom the sentence to makethe choice clearer.
7 3. Object PronounsPronouns that take the place of an object. The object is the part of the sentence that receives the action (not the subject!).Object pronouns are usually to the right of the verb.Object Pronouns: Me, you, him, her, it, them, us.For Example: Pass me the exam, and I will give you the grade.Let’s try– The man told (we/us) that it belonged to (she/her)
8 All Together Now!Jesse and (I/me) will ask our teachers if they will let (we/us) skip our final exams.His sister and (he/him) were taking Roxy and (I/me) to the movies.