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Indefinite Pronouns

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  • 1. Indefinite Pronouns “The pronouns that don’t substitute for anything” M r. Ben itez G ramm a r 6th G rade Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 2. Standard Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 3. Standard 6.WOL.I.2 Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 4. Standard 6.WOL.I.2 Identify and properly use indefinite pronouns Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 5. Objective Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 6. Objective Students will learn and properly use indefinite pronouns Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 7. SLEs Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 8. SLEs A: Students will learn about indefinite pronouns and remember what they learned Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 9. SLEs A: Students will learn about indefinite pronouns and remember what they learned C: Students will ask and answer questions regarding the concept of indefinite pronouns. And, students will listen attentively about the subject. Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 10. SLEs A: Students will learn I: Students will be about indefinite pronouns respectful to their and remember what they classmates and Mr. learned Benitez during the lecture. C: Students will ask and answer questions regarding the concept of indefinite pronouns. And, students will listen attentively about the subject. Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 11. SLEs A: Students will learn I: Students will be about indefinite pronouns respectful to their and remember what they classmates and Mr. learned Benitez during the lecture. C: Students will ask and O: Students will live like answer questions Jesus Christ when they regarding the concept of show respect. By showing indefinite pronouns. And, respect, they are showing students will listen that they care. attentively about the subject. Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 12. Let’s Review Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 13. Let’s Review What is a noun? Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 14. Let’s Review What is a noun? What is a pronoun? Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 15. Let’s Review What is a noun? What is a pronoun? What is the word called that the pronoun replaces? Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 16. Indefinite Pronouns Definition: Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 17. Indefinite Pronouns Definition: An indefinite pronoun is a pronoun that does not replace a noun, but rather acts as a noun itself. Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 18. Indefinite Pronouns Definition: An indefinite pronoun is a pronoun that does not replace a noun, but rather acts as a noun itself. They can be either singular or plural. Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 19. Don’t be confused by indefinite pronouns Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 20. Don’t be confused by indefinite pronouns 1. Pronouns beginning with any (anyone, anybody, etc.), no (no one, nobody, nothing), every (everyone, everything, etc.), and some (something, someone, etc.) are always singular and take a singular verb. Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 21. For example Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 22. For example Everybody is coming. Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 23. For example Everybody is coming. Singular Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 24. Another Example Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 25. Another Example Nothing is happening. Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 26. Another Example Nothing is happening. Singular Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 27. Other Singular Indefinite Pronouns Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 28. Other Singular Indefinite Pronouns each Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 29. Other Singular Indefinite Pronouns each another Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 30. Other Singular Indefinite Pronouns each another either Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 31. Other Singular Indefinite Pronouns each another either neither Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 32. Other Singular Indefinite Pronouns each another either neither little Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 33. Other Singular Indefinite Pronouns each another either neither little much Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 34. Other Singular Indefinite Pronouns each REMEMBER: each of these pronouns need another a singular verb either neither little much Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 35. Brain Teaser What is the indefinite pronoun and does the verb agree? Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 36. Brain Teaser What is the indefinite pronoun and does the verb agree? 1. Little are happening because neither of my friends are here. Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 37. Brain Teaser What is the indefinite pronoun and does the verb agree? 1. Little are happening because neither of my friends are here. 2. The roller coaster ride is finished; another costs $5.00. Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 38. Plural Indefinite Pronouns Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 39. Plural Indefinite Pronouns Just as indefinite pronouns can be singular, they can also be plural. Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 40. Plural Indefinite Pronouns Just as indefinite pronouns can be singular, they can also be plural. Indefinite pronouns that are always plural are - both, several, few, many, and others. Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 41. Plural Indefinite Pronouns Just as indefinite pronouns can be singular, they can also be plural. Indefinite pronouns that are always plural are - both, several, few, many, and others. Can you guess what type of verbs these pronouns need? Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 42. Plural Indefinite Pronouns Just as indefinite pronouns can be singular, they can also be plural. Indefinite pronouns that are always plural are - both, several, few, many, and others. Can you guess what type of verbs these pronouns need? Plural verbs Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 43. Examples Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 44. Examples The Martin girls are twins. Both are here. Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 45. Examples The Martin girls are twins. Both are here. plural Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 46. Indefinite Pronouns S & P Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 47. Indefinite Pronouns S & P Some indefinite pronouns can be both singular and plural Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 48. Indefinite Pronouns S & P Some indefinite pronouns can be both singular and plural You might be asking yourself, “How will I be able to tell the difference?” Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 49. Indefinite Pronouns S & P Some indefinite pronouns can be both singular and plural You might be asking yourself, “How will I be able to tell the difference?” The answer is in the rest of the sentence. Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 50. For example Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 51. For example All the cake is gone. Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 52. For example All the cake is gone. cake is singular - use a singular verb Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 53. For example All the cake is gone. cake is singular - use a singular verb All the boys are gone. Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 54. For example All the cake is gone. cake is singular - use a singular verb All the boys are gone. boys is plural - use a plural verb Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 55. S & P Indefinite Pronouns Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 56. S & P Indefinite Pronouns any Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 57. S & P Indefinite Pronouns any more Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 58. S & P Indefinite Pronouns any more some Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 59. S & P Indefinite Pronouns any more some enough Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 60. S & P Indefinite Pronouns any more some enough all Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 61. S & P Indefinite Pronouns any more some enough all most Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 62. S & P Indefinite Pronouns any half more some enough all most Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 63. S & P Indefinite Pronouns any half more who some enough all most Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 64. S & P Indefinite Pronouns any half more who some none enough all most Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 65. S & P Indefinite Pronouns any half more who some none enough all most Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 66. Your turn to put what you learned into ACTION Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 67. Underline each indefinite pronoun in the sentences below. 1. Each of the players maintained a strict training schedule. 2. Everyone had some of the cake. 3. Many of the families offered their homes to some of the visitors. 4. The speech was listened to by only a few in the crowd. 5. Some of the books had been moved to another shelf. 6. The question was answered by no one. 7. Most of the neighbors knew something about the legend. 8. Janet suggested that little could be done to help. 9. Neither of the plans was attractive. 10. We knew several of the guests. Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 68. Homework !!!!!! Hip..hip..hooray!!! Monday, January 26, 2009
  • 69. Write 6 sentences: 2 using singular indefinite pronouns 2 using plural indefinite pronouns 2 using indefinite pronouns that can be either singular or plural Monday, January 26, 2009

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