Pronouns Agree in Person               GRAMMAR      6 TH   GRADE LANGUAGE
The Rule              Two or more pronouns              Refer to the same noun                  Same sentence MUST be ...
Remember… First Person:   I, me, we, us, etc.   The narrator is involved in the story he/she is telling Second Person:...
Keeping the Point of View Straight I went to the store.                   1st S You went to the store.                 2...
Examples If a student wants to get good grades, you must complete your assignments on time.     3rd singular             ...
Examples If the computer doesn’t synchronize, they will not shut down correctly.      3rd singular                     3 ...
Examples A typical shopper doesn’t like it when we are constantly interrupted by the salesperson.      3rd singular      ...
Practice Hitler marched into Poland with their new and improved armies. The students at St. Phils soon learned that you ...
Answers Hitler marched into Poland with his new and improved armies. The students at St. Phils soon learned that they ha...
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Pronouns agree in person

  1. 1. Pronouns Agree in Person GRAMMAR 6 TH GRADE LANGUAGE
  2. 2. The Rule  Two or more pronouns  Refer to the same noun  Same sentence MUST be the same type of pronoun (1st, 2nd, or 3rd person)
  3. 3. Remember… First Person:  I, me, we, us, etc.  The narrator is involved in the story he/she is telling Second Person:  You, your  The narrator is talking directly to you Third Person:  He, she, it, them, their, etc.  The narrator is talking about someone or something  Narrator is not involved in the story
  4. 4. Keeping the Point of View Straight I went to the store. 1st S You went to the store. 2nd S Johnny went to the store. 3rd S I turned in my paper. 1st S You turned in your paper. 2nd S The students turned in their papers. 3rd P
  5. 5. Examples If a student wants to get good grades, you must complete your assignments on time. 3rd singular 2nd singular If a student wants to get good grades, you must complete your assignments on time. 2nd singular If a students wants to get good grades, he or she must complete his or her assignments on time.
  6. 6. Examples If the computer doesn’t synchronize, they will not shut down correctly. 3rd singular 3 rd plural If the computer doesn’t synchronize, they will not shut down correctly. If the computer doesn’t synchronize, it will not shut down correctly.
  7. 7. Examples A typical shopper doesn’t like it when we are constantly interrupted by the salesperson. 3rd singular 1st plural A typical shopper doesn’t like it when we are constantly interrupted by the salesperson. A typical shopper doesn’t like it when he or she is constantly interrupted by the salesperson.
  8. 8. Practice Hitler marched into Poland with their new and improved armies. The students at St. Phils soon learned that you had to watch out for Mr. Buckwalter. Athletes join track if you want to keep in shape during the spring.
  9. 9. Answers Hitler marched into Poland with his new and improved armies. The students at St. Phils soon learned that they had to watch out for Mr. Buckwalter. Athletes join track if they want to keep in shape during the spring.

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