PronounAntecedent and Possessive Pronouns Ms. Marshall-Krauss
Pronouns and Antecedents and Possessive Pronouns (P. 91-92 Periods 4,6, 9) (P. 85-86 Periods 3 and 8)Warm up: Check your answers from the grammar homework and reflect on your score. Page 126 1 I-Subject pronoun as the subject; her-object pronoun as indirect object 2 me-object pronoun as indirect object 3 you-subject pronoun as predicate pronoun 4 I-subject pronoun as the subject; you-object pronoun as direct object; her- object pronoun as direct object 5 you-object pronoun as direct object. Page 127-128 1 us 3. me 5. Monica and me 2 Sam and I 4. us
Objective• Today’s objective is to identify and use correctly pronouns and antecedents and possessive pronouns.
Pronouns and Antecedents• A pronoun replaces a noun.• An antecedent is the noun that the pronoun is referring to.• John went to school this morning. He picked boogers the whole way there.• He is the pronoun.• John is the antecedent.
Pronouns and Antecedents• Find your match.• Write a sentence or pair of sentences using your pronouns and antecedents in your spirals.
Possessive Pronouns• A possessive pronoun is a pronoun that shows who or what has something. A possessive pronoun may take the place of a possessive noun. • John’s friends are frequently disgusted. • His friends are frequently disgusted.
Possessive Pronouns to use before Nouns•Singular •my, your, her, his, its•Plural •our, your, their
Possessive Pronouns to Use Alone•Singular •Mine, yours, hers, his, its•Plural •ours, yours, theirs
NO APOSTROPHES!• Possessive pronouns do not use apostrophes. Those are contractions.• John’s turning nose picking into a past time. Its popularity is growing.• John’s turning nose picking into a past time. It’s popular with many students.
Possessive Nouns• In your pair. Add on to your first sentence(s) by including one with a possessive pronoun.• Complete practice.• Homework: Option 1: Write a poem using at least ten possessive pronouns.• Option 2: p. 130 #1-5 and P. 132 #1-5• Option 3: Make a poster showing all of the information from today’s lecture.