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    • What are Pronouns? -Grade 5 I He She We We Us
    • What are pronouns?
      • Pronouns take the place of nouns. The word or phrase replaced by a pronoun is called an antecedent .
    • Example:
        • Halloween is one of America's holidays. It is celebrated in October.
        • ( Halloween is a noun. It is a pronoun that refers to the antecedent, Halloween. )
    • Example:
        • When Robert was fixing the car, he cut his hand.
        • ( Robert is a noun. He is a pronoun that refers to the antecedent, Robert .)
    • Personal Pronouns
      • Refer to people or things
      ME! They, them, their, theirs He, him, his, she, her, hers, it Third person You, your, yours You, your, yours Second person We, us, our, ours I, me, my, mine First person plural Singular
    • Examples:
      • He took her place in the game.
      • Their main objective is to scare students.
    • Now you try. Which of the following contains a correct pronoun?
      • A hill is next to them. It is very steep.
      • Jeff rides his new bike. Him rides it down the block.
      • Rickie gets on the plane. They are very excited about his trip.
    • Missed it! Try Again Think about what or who the pronoun represents.
    • Got it! Now try another. A hill is next to them. It is very steep. A hill= It
    • Choose the correct pronoun.
      • Skateboards are fun, but
      • can be dangerous.
      • A. them
      • B. it
      • C. they
      • D. we
    • Missed it! Try Again Think about what or who the pronoun represents.
    • Got it! Now try another. Skateboards are fun, but they can be dangerous Skateboards = they
    • Choose the correct pronoun.
      • Speed bumps help to slow down cars. are found in many parking lots.
      • A. It
      • B. You
      • C. Them
      • D. They
    • Missed it! Try Again Think about what or who the pronoun represents.
    • Got it! Now try another. Speed bumps help to slow down cars. They are found in many parking lots. bumps = They
    • Choose the correct pronoun.
      • Marisa and Nora made their own costumes.
      • wanted to save money.
      • A. Them
      • B. We
      • C. They
      • D. She
    • Missed it! Try Again Think about what or who the pronoun represents.
    • Got it! Now try another. Marisa and Nora made their own costumes. They wanted to save money. Marisa and Nora = They
    • Which of the following contains a correct pronoun?
      • A. Blake skated to the edge of the rink. He was finished with practice.
      • B. The house has two stories. She was built in 1910.
      • C. Mary and Dave rode their bikes to the playground. Them will build a sandcastle.
    • Missed it! Try Again Think about what or who the pronoun represents.
    • Got it! Blake skated to the edge of the rink. He was finished with practice. Blake = He
    • REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS
      • Reflexive pronouns are personal pronouns that have "-self" or "-selves" added to the end. It refers to the subject and directs the action of the verb back to the subject.
      • Bob finished the homework himself.
      • The reflexive pronoun is " himself ."
      Himself, herself, itself, themselves Third person Yourself, yourselves Second person Myself, ourselves First person
    • Indefinite Pronouns
      • Indefinite pronouns are pronouns that do not refer to a specific person or thing.
      • Singular indefinite pronouns:
      • Anybody, anyone, each, either, everybody,everyone, neither, no one, nobody, one, somebody, someone.
      • Ex: Everyone thinks the decision is
      • unfair.
      • Plural indefinite pronouns:
      • Both, few, many, several
      • Ex: Several of the fish had bright spots.
    • Demonstrative Pronoun
      • A demonstrative pronoun is used to single out one or more nouns referred to in the sentence.
      • This , that , these , and those are demonstrative pronouns.
      • These lemons are sour.
      • These are delicious lemons.
      • The word " these " is a demonstrative pronoun .
    • Interrogative Pronouns
      • Interrogative pronouns are used to ask a question.
      • Who , whom , whose and which are interrogative pronouns.
      • Which shoes are mine?
      • The word " which " is an interrogative pronoun .
    • Possessive Pronouns
      • Possessive pronouns are used to show ownership, but they never have an apostrophe.
      • Ours , his , their , and her are possessive pronouns.
      • Those are his pencils.
      • The word " his " is a
      • possessive pronoun .