Pronouns
English Language Arts Notes
What is a PRONOUN?
What is a PRONOUN?

A pronoun is a word used in place of
one or more nouns.
What is a PRONOUN?

A pronoun is a word used in place of
one or more nouns.

  Cody ate the whole pie. He even
  asked for...
What is a PRONOUN?

A pronoun is a word used in place of
one or more nouns.

  Cody ate the whole pie. He even
  asked for...
Personal Pronouns
Personal Pronouns
Pronouns that refer to people or things.
Personal Pronouns
Pronouns that refer to people or things.

  3 kinds: subject, object, possessive
Personal Pronouns
Pronouns that refer to people or things.

  3 kinds: subject, object, possessive

    subject pronouns a...
Personal Pronouns
Pronouns that refer to people or things.

  3 kinds: subject, object, possessive

    subject pronouns a...
Personal Pronouns
Pronouns that refer to people or things.

  3 kinds: subject, object, possessive

    subject pronouns a...
Personal Pronouns
Pronouns that refer to people or things.

  3 kinds: subject, object, possessive

    subject pronouns a...
Personal Pronouns
Pronouns that refer to people or things.

  3 kinds: subject, object, possessive

    subject pronouns a...
Personal Pronouns
Pronouns that refer to people or things.

  3 kinds: subject, object, possessive

    subject pronouns a...
Personal Pronouns
Personal Pronouns
Personal Pronouns
subject   object   possessive



    I                   my
             me
   it                 your
 ...
Personal Pronouns
subject   object   possessive



    I                   my
             me
   it                 your
 ...
Personal Pronouns
subject   object   possessive



    I                   my
             me
   it                 your
 ...
Personal Pronouns
subject   object   possessive



    I                   my
             me
   it                 your
 ...
Personal Pronouns
subject   object   possessive



    I                   my
             me
   it                 your
 ...
Personal Pronouns
subject   object   possessive



    I                   my
             me
   it                 your
 ...
Demonstrative Pronouns
Demonstrative Pronouns

A demonstrative pronoun points out a
specific person, place, thing, or idea.
Demonstrative Pronouns

A demonstrative pronoun points out a
specific person, place, thing, or idea.

  THIS taste really ...
Demonstrative Pronouns

A demonstrative pronoun points out a
specific person, place, thing, or idea.

  THIS taste really ...
Demonstrative Pronouns

A demonstrative pronoun points out a
specific person, place, thing, or idea.

  THIS taste really ...
Demonstrative Pronouns

A demonstrative pronoun points out a
specific person, place, thing, or idea.

  THIS taste really ...
Interrogative Pronouns
Interrogative Pronouns
An interrogative pronoun asks a
question.
Interrogative Pronouns
An interrogative pronoun asks a
question.

  What is this?
Interrogative Pronouns
An interrogative pronoun asks a
question.

  What is this?

  Which one do I take?
Interrogative Pronouns
An interrogative pronoun asks a
question.

  What is this?

  Which one do I take?

  Who does this...
Interrogative Pronouns
An interrogative pronoun asks a
question.

  What is this?

  Which one do I take?

  Who does this...
Interrogative Pronouns
An interrogative pronoun asks a
question.

  What is this?

  Which one do I take?

  Who does this...
Indefinite Pronouns
Indefinite Pronouns
An indefinite pronoun doesn’t refer to
a specific person, place, thing, or
idea.
Indefinite Pronouns
An indefinite pronoun doesn’t refer to
a specific person, place, thing, or
idea.

  Everyone wants to ...
Indefinite Pronouns
An indefinite pronoun doesn’t refer to
a specific person, place, thing, or
idea.

  Everyone wants to ...
Indefinite Pronouns
An indefinite pronoun doesn’t refer to
a specific person, place, thing, or
idea.

  Everyone wants to ...
Indefinite Pronouns
An indefinite pronoun doesn’t refer to
a specific person, place, thing, or
idea.

  Everyone wants to ...
Indefinite Pronouns
An indefinite pronoun doesn’t refer to
a specific person, place, thing, or
idea.

  Everyone wants to ...
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  1. 1. Pronouns English Language Arts Notes
  2. 2. What is a PRONOUN?
  3. 3. What is a PRONOUN? A pronoun is a word used in place of one or more nouns.
  4. 4. What is a PRONOUN? A pronoun is a word used in place of one or more nouns. Cody ate the whole pie. He even asked for seconds.
  5. 5. What is a PRONOUN? A pronoun is a word used in place of one or more nouns. Cody ate the whole pie. He even asked for seconds. He is the pronoun that replaces Cody (the ANTECEDENT)
  6. 6. Personal Pronouns
  7. 7. Personal Pronouns Pronouns that refer to people or things.
  8. 8. Personal Pronouns Pronouns that refer to people or things. 3 kinds: subject, object, possessive
  9. 9. Personal Pronouns Pronouns that refer to people or things. 3 kinds: subject, object, possessive subject pronouns appear BEFORE the verb.
  10. 10. Personal Pronouns Pronouns that refer to people or things. 3 kinds: subject, object, possessive subject pronouns appear BEFORE the verb. I ate an apple.
  11. 11. Personal Pronouns Pronouns that refer to people or things. 3 kinds: subject, object, possessive subject pronouns appear BEFORE the verb. I ate an apple. object pronouns appear AFTER the verb
  12. 12. Personal Pronouns Pronouns that refer to people or things. 3 kinds: subject, object, possessive subject pronouns appear BEFORE the verb. I ate an apple. object pronouns appear AFTER the verb Rick gave an apple to me.
  13. 13. Personal Pronouns Pronouns that refer to people or things. 3 kinds: subject, object, possessive subject pronouns appear BEFORE the verb. I ate an apple. object pronouns appear AFTER the verb Rick gave an apple to me. possessive pronouns show OWNERSHIP
  14. 14. Personal Pronouns Pronouns that refer to people or things. 3 kinds: subject, object, possessive subject pronouns appear BEFORE the verb. I ate an apple. object pronouns appear AFTER the verb Rick gave an apple to me. possessive pronouns show OWNERSHIP Yes, the apple is my apple.
  15. 15. Personal Pronouns
  16. 16. Personal Pronouns
  17. 17. Personal Pronouns subject object possessive I my me it your it you his you she her her he our him we their them they mine us
  18. 18. Personal Pronouns subject object possessive I my me it your it you his you she her her he our him we their them they mine us
  19. 19. Personal Pronouns subject object possessive I my me it your it you his you she her her he our him we their them they mine us
  20. 20. Personal Pronouns subject object possessive I my me it your it you his you she her her he our him we their them they mine us
  21. 21. Personal Pronouns subject object possessive I my me it your it you his you she her her he our him we their them they mine us
  22. 22. Personal Pronouns subject object possessive I my me it your it you his you she her her he our him we their them they mine us
  23. 23. Demonstrative Pronouns
  24. 24. Demonstrative Pronouns A demonstrative pronoun points out a specific person, place, thing, or idea.
  25. 25. Demonstrative Pronouns A demonstrative pronoun points out a specific person, place, thing, or idea. THIS taste really good!
  26. 26. Demonstrative Pronouns A demonstrative pronoun points out a specific person, place, thing, or idea. THIS taste really good! THAT does not belong on the menu.
  27. 27. Demonstrative Pronouns A demonstrative pronoun points out a specific person, place, thing, or idea. THIS taste really good! THAT does not belong on the menu. THESE are horrible!
  28. 28. Demonstrative Pronouns A demonstrative pronoun points out a specific person, place, thing, or idea. THIS taste really good! THAT does not belong on the menu. THESE are horrible! THOSE need to be heated again.
  29. 29. Interrogative Pronouns
  30. 30. Interrogative Pronouns An interrogative pronoun asks a question.
  31. 31. Interrogative Pronouns An interrogative pronoun asks a question. What is this?
  32. 32. Interrogative Pronouns An interrogative pronoun asks a question. What is this? Which one do I take?
  33. 33. Interrogative Pronouns An interrogative pronoun asks a question. What is this? Which one do I take? Who does this belong to?
  34. 34. Interrogative Pronouns An interrogative pronoun asks a question. What is this? Which one do I take? Who does this belong to? Whom am I talking to?
  35. 35. Interrogative Pronouns An interrogative pronoun asks a question. What is this? Which one do I take? Who does this belong to? Whom am I talking to? Whose shoes are these?
  36. 36. Indefinite Pronouns
  37. 37. Indefinite Pronouns An indefinite pronoun doesn’t refer to a specific person, place, thing, or idea.
  38. 38. Indefinite Pronouns An indefinite pronoun doesn’t refer to a specific person, place, thing, or idea. Everyone wants to go ice skating.
  39. 39. Indefinite Pronouns An indefinite pronoun doesn’t refer to a specific person, place, thing, or idea. Everyone wants to go ice skating. Can I take a few?
  40. 40. Indefinite Pronouns An indefinite pronoun doesn’t refer to a specific person, place, thing, or idea. Everyone wants to go ice skating. Can I take a few? Anybody want to order pizza?
  41. 41. Indefinite Pronouns An indefinite pronoun doesn’t refer to a specific person, place, thing, or idea. Everyone wants to go ice skating. Can I take a few? Anybody want to order pizza? Is somebody going to go with you?
  42. 42. Indefinite Pronouns An indefinite pronoun doesn’t refer to a specific person, place, thing, or idea. Everyone wants to go ice skating. Can I take a few? Anybody want to order pizza? Is somebody going to go with you? Something in the class smells bad!

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