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7th grade 11 5-12


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7th grade 11 5-12

  1. 1. 7th grade 11­5­12.notebook November 05, 2012 11/5/12 Assignments: 7th Grade Language Arts -Lit Circles (W) Agenda: -The Boston Observer and 3 1. Warm-up: sticky notes (TH) 2. Grammar -Vocab Writing (F) 3. Johnny Tremain -Final Draft of Biography (End of class Friday) 1
  2. 2. 7th grade 11­5­12.notebook November 05, 2012 What is a pronoun? A pronoun is a word that is used in place of a noun or another pronoun. The word that a pronoun refers to is called its antecedent. Person and Number: • first-person, second-person, and third-person/singular and plural Case: Three cases- subject, object, and possessive Subject: She took a deep breath Object: Jerry told her about the problem. Possessive: I like your story better than mine. 2
  3. 3. 7th grade 11­5­12.notebook November 05, 2012 Used As: 1st Person 2nd Person 3rd Person he, a subject of a sentence or I you she, it as a Subject predicate noun after a linking verb we you they him, her, a direct me you object, and it Object indirect object, or an object of a us you them preposition my, your, his, her, show mine yours hers, its Possessive ownership or relationship our, your, their, ours yours theirs 3
  4. 4. 7th grade 11­5­12.notebook November 05, 2012 Subject Pronouns: The Apollo program was a great success. It put man on the moon. The greatest astronauts were they. The biggest supporters were she and I. 4
  5. 5. 7th grade 11­5­12.notebook November 05, 2012 Object Pronouns: Bad storms scare me. Give me an explanation of how hurricanes form. When he sees big storms, he runs from them. 5
  6. 6. 7th grade 11­5­12.notebook November 05, 2012 Possessive Pronouns: *the pronouns above in bold can stand alone also. The dog pricked up its little ears. The cat is mine. What color is his? 6
  7. 7. 7th grade 11­5­12.notebook November 05, 2012 Examples: 1. Although the Wright brothers went to Kitty Hawk in September, (them, they) made their first successful flight in December. 2. At first, (we, us) in America did not pay much attention to this flight. 3. When P.T. Barnum found Tom Thumb, he asked the little man to work for (him, he). 4. Even people in England were amazed when Barnum showed (they, them) little Tom Thumb. 5. Living in the age of jets and rockets, you and (me, I) should appreciate the Wright brothers contributions to flight. Fill in the blank with the appropriate pronouns: 1. May Beth and ______________________help with decorations? 2. The starting quarterback will be either Marcus or ________________. 3. When will you send ____________ the yellow yarn? 4. The stranger asked _____________ for directions. 5. The soldier at the gate saluted Jimmy and ______________. 7