Pronouns—Words thatPronouns—Words that
Rename People, Places,Rename People, Places,
Things, or IdeasThings, or Ideas
How d...
Personal PronounsPersonal Pronouns
►Words that rename nouns…two key groupsWords that rename nouns…two key groups
►Nominati...
Indefinate PronounsIndefinate Pronouns
►Don’t rename a particular person, place, orDon’t rename a particular person, place...
Demonstrative PronounsDemonstrative Pronouns
►Used to rename or refer to nounUsed to rename or refer to noun
 ThisThis
 ...
InterrogativeInterrogative
►Question WordsQuestion Words
 Whom?Whom?
 Whose?Whose?
 Who?Who?
 What?What?
 Where?Where...
Possessive PronounsPossessive Pronouns
►Pronouns that show ownershipPronouns that show ownership
 Those, mine, ours, thei...
Reflexive PronounsReflexive Pronouns
►Words that look back!Words that look back!
►They end in self!They end in self!
 The...
Where and What…Where and What…
►Where is the pronoun?Where is the pronoun?
►What kind of pronoun is in the sentence?What k...
LabelLabel
►We went by ourselves to the store.We went by ourselves to the store.
►Everyone wanted to go with us.Everyone w...
Group ChallengeGroup Challenge
► You are from Mars; you only speak Martian.You are from Mars; you only speak Martian.
► A ...
Expository Writing StrategiesExpository Writing Strategies
 IdeasIdeas
► Glove ItGlove It
► DRAPESDRAPES
 OrganizationOr...
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Pronouns words that rename people, places, things

  1. 1. Pronouns—Words thatPronouns—Words that Rename People, Places,Rename People, Places, Things, or IdeasThings, or Ideas How do pronouns help writers?How do pronouns help writers? What are the different kinds ofWhat are the different kinds of pronouns?pronouns?
  2. 2. Personal PronounsPersonal Pronouns ►Words that rename nouns…two key groupsWords that rename nouns…two key groups ►Nominative/SubjectiveNominative/Subjective  SingularSingular PluralsPlurals  II -We-We  YouYou -You-You  He, she, itHe, she, it -They-They ►ObjectiveObjective  MeMe -Us-Us  YouYou -You-You  Him, her, itHim, her, it -Them-Them
  3. 3. Indefinate PronounsIndefinate Pronouns ►Don’t rename a particular person, place, orDon’t rename a particular person, place, or thingthing  Anyone, everyone, all, eachAnyone, everyone, all, each  Most, few, some, manyMost, few, some, many  Neither, eitherNeither, either
  4. 4. Demonstrative PronounsDemonstrative Pronouns ►Used to rename or refer to nounUsed to rename or refer to noun  ThisThis  ThatThat  TheseThese  ThoseThose  Dem Pro: Please remove this.Dem Pro: Please remove this.  Dem Adj: Please remove this book.Dem Adj: Please remove this book.
  5. 5. InterrogativeInterrogative ►Question WordsQuestion Words  Whom?Whom?  Whose?Whose?  Who?Who?  What?What?  Where?Where?  When?When?  How?How?  Why?Why?  Which?Which?
  6. 6. Possessive PronounsPossessive Pronouns ►Pronouns that show ownershipPronouns that show ownership  Those, mine, ours, theirsThose, mine, ours, theirs  Yours, hers, hisYours, hers, his  MyMy  Their, they’re, thereTheir, they’re, there  Its vs. it’sIts vs. it’s
  7. 7. Reflexive PronounsReflexive Pronouns ►Words that look back!Words that look back! ►They end in self!They end in self!  Themselves, ourselves, herself, himselfThemselves, ourselves, herself, himself
  8. 8. Where and What…Where and What… ►Where is the pronoun?Where is the pronoun? ►What kind of pronoun is in the sentence?What kind of pronoun is in the sentence? ►4 Minute Fury4 Minute Fury
  9. 9. LabelLabel ►We went by ourselves to the store.We went by ourselves to the store. ►Everyone wanted to go with us.Everyone wanted to go with us. ►I rode a bike; it was super-fun.I rode a bike; it was super-fun. ►It was old, and few people had ever seenIt was old, and few people had ever seen one like it.one like it. ►I was glad it was mine, and all the other kidsI was glad it was mine, and all the other kids were jealous of me.were jealous of me. ►Who is that they asked?Who is that they asked?
  10. 10. Group ChallengeGroup Challenge ► You are from Mars; you only speak Martian.You are from Mars; you only speak Martian. ► A natural disaster has struck your planet.A natural disaster has struck your planet. ► You need Earth’s help.You need Earth’s help. ► Your group needs to transmit a message explaining what hasYour group needs to transmit a message explaining what has happened and ask for specific help—decide what kind of help you willhappened and ask for specific help—decide what kind of help you will need.need. ► A scientist among you knows only pronouns in English…but he onlyA scientist among you knows only pronouns in English…but he only knows 4 categories of pronouns.knows 4 categories of pronouns. ► Your transmission is mostly in Martian, but you are to use pronouns toYour transmission is mostly in Martian, but you are to use pronouns to help explain your situation and needs.help explain your situation and needs. ► You must decide which 4 groups are needed.You must decide which 4 groups are needed.
  11. 11. Expository Writing StrategiesExpository Writing Strategies  IdeasIdeas ► Glove ItGlove It ► DRAPESDRAPES  OrganizationOrganization ► High Quality Transition WordsHigh Quality Transition Words ► The ToeThe Toe ► CATCHCATCH  StyleStyle ► Strong VerbsStrong Verbs ► Sensory and Figurative LanguageSensory and Figurative Language  ConventionsConventions ► Vary Sentence Length--SCCCCVary Sentence Length--SCCCC

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