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    • 3rd Person Singular
      By: Kathryn GAugler
    • Objectives:
      • Identify 3rd person singular pronouns
      • Correctly identify instances of 3rd person in context.
      • Use 3rd person correctly in sentences.
      Extended Objective:
      Write paragraph in 3rd person to describe a family member or friend. Include a description of what they do, what they look like, their age, height and/or physical characteristics.
    • Let’s Review:
      The first person is when the speaker is talking about ____________________.
      How are you?
      Hi. My name is Tim.
      themself
      The second person is when the speaker is talking to _______________________.
      someone else
    • Good work!
    • The 3rd person refers to:
      Someone or something being spoken about
      That person or thing is NOT involved in the conversation!
      3rd Person Singular
    • he
      she
      There are two pronouns to use in place of someone’s name in English.
      Remember:
      these only are used to refer to one person.
      (male)
      (female)
      3rd Person Pronouns
    • Did you know….?
      Many books are written in the 3rd person.
      Think of your favorite book…
      Does it use words like he and she?
      If it does – that’s the 3rd person!
      Cool Fact
    • He likes to read books about cowboys.
      She paints a picture in art class.
      3rd Person Examples
    • The 3rd person also works for nouns that aren’t people.
      The pronoun for these words would be:
      it
      • The storm is violent.
      • It is violent.
      • My hat is black.
      • It is black.
      • That cow is huge!
      • It is huge!
      Notice that we eliminate the definite/indefinite articles, possessive adjectives and demonstrative adjectives.
      IT
    • Now it’s your turn!
    • He
      My dad works very hard. __________ works with cars.
    • I live in New York City. _________ is a very loud and busy place.
      It
    • She
      ________ wore a dress to the dance. Anna looked very pretty.
    • Which one of these sentences is written in the 3rd person?
      You talk too fast. You should slow down when reading a big paragraph.
      My friend is Andrew. He is funny and nice. Sometimes he visits my house.
      I live with my mom and brother. I have two dogs and a cat.
    • Great job! Keep practicing!
      Try writing a short paragraph about a friend or family member. Give it to your teacher when you are done.