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Grammar: NOUNS! Add to your “Grammar: Nouns” paper, including today’s date. Turn all 4 days in to the wire basket at the front of the room as you finish. Make sure your name is on your paper! Page 150 Friday, 17 Sept.
Pronouns Words that are used in place of nouns Grammar Page 150
Second Person: Second Person: you, your, yours, you, your, yours Personal Pronouns: Personal Pronouns: First Person, Second Person, Third Person. Can be singular or plural. First Person: First Person: I, me, my, mine, we, us, our, ours Third Person: Third Person: he, him, his, she, her, hers, it, its, they, them, their, theirs
Indefinite Pronouns Refers to people, places, or things, often without specifying which ones Grammar
Singular OR Plural: Singular OR Plural: all, any, more, most, none, some Singular: Singular: another, anybody, anyone, anything, each, either, everybody, everyone, everything, little, much, neither, nobody, no one, nothing, one, other, somebody, someone, something Plural: Plural: both, few, many, others, several
Practice! Complete the following activity: Write the following 10 sentences down Underline each indefinite pronoun in the sentence –Hint: The # in the ( ) is the # of nouns in the sentence! When you are done, make sure you have ALL 4 Grammar Practices, and turn in to the basket! Make sure your name is on it!
Practice! Underline all indefinite pronouns. 1.Everyone on the team had the same goals. (1) 2.Someone has already eaten most of the cookies. (2) 3.Each of the actors was nervous about dress rehearsal. (1) 4.None of the guests had much to eat. (2) 5.Few of the officials would admit that anything was wrong. (2)
Practice! 6.Does either of the candidates seem better than the other? (2) 7.Both of the twins fool everyone by switching places. (2) 8.Several of the speakers suggested that much remained to be done. (2) 9.No one denied that something definite should be done. (2) 10.Many of my classmates find fault with everything. (2) Underline all indefinite pronouns.