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Pronouns! Pronouns! Pronouns!
Transcript of Pronouns! Pronouns! Pronouns!
An antecedent is the noun the pronoun refers to
Singular Pronouns refer to one person or thing
Plural Pronouns refers to several people
Mark likes the essay about him.
Jam loves her gato.
John hates the equation because it is hard.
Nero was a mean man because he kicked his wife to death.
Moses saved the Israelites from Egypt because they needed help. Marcus hates the troposphere. Dr. Phil likes the equation x + 45 = 8765. Mike loves the goddess Athena. They dream about un gato. He led the Egyptians out of Egypt. Daron doesn't like learning about Persians. Nero was a crazy man. Pax Romana was a peacful time in Rome. Ronom enjoys learning about the stratosphere. 2 - Subject and Object Pronouns A pronoun that replaces a subject is a subject pronoun. A pronoun that replces a direct object is an object pronoun. SUBJECT PRONOUNS
Singular: I, you, he, she, it
Plural: we, you, they OBJECT PRONOUNS
Singular: me, you, him, her, it
Plural: us, you, them Bob hit the ball.
He hit the ball. Ronda ate the pie.
She ate the pie. He gave the calculator to Jessica.
He gave the calculator to her. Hera always cursed Calisto.
Hera always cursed him. Moses gave power to Joshua.
He gave power to Joshua. Pronouns! The adverb experts are (they,them). Choose the right Subject or Object Pronoun to complete each sentence. The person Nero killed was (her,she). (I,Me) don't like hard equations. The ones that study the thermosphere are (We,Us). (Her,She) is an expert on the universe. By Sean Malone She visited the Pantheon with (he,him). (Us,We) can't tell the difference between an Isosceles and Scalene triangle. (We, Us) know that the equilateral triangle has three equal sides. The murderer in the Westing Game was (he, him) The burglar in the Westing Game was (I, me) 3 - Possessive Pronouns A possessive pronoun is a pronoun that shows ownership. Possessive Pronouns-
Used Before Nouns:
my, our, your, their, his, her, its
mine, yours, ours, theirs, his, hers, its Do not confuse possessive pronouns with contractions. Possessive pronouns do not have apostrophes. Before Nouns:
His Geometry notes are on the table.
Our Geometry notes are very important to us.
Their Geometry notes are nowhere to be found.
That Algebra textbook is mine.
This is theirs, not mine. Their ideas of global warming are different than ours. Find the possessive pronoun/pronouns and determine whether it is Used before a noun or is a Stand alone. That is their idea, not mine. The idea that global warming is fake is ours. His essay on General Lee was horrible. My essay on General Grant was amazing. Nero is very mean in their opinion. The barometer to measure air pressure is yours. Your protractor is over there. The monk was in their monastery. That equation is mine. 4 - Pronouns After Linking Verbs -A pronoun can replace a predicate noun. Always use subject pronouns after linking verbs. The Vikings were they. The Pre-Algebra students were she and I. It was they who found King Richard III. That was he who saved the Israelites. The one that participated in risk behaviors was she. Try some of your own! Fill in the blank with a subject pronoun. The students were _ and _. The Emperor of Rome was _. The healthful friend was _. The nobles are _. It was _ who studied Biology. The dancers were _and_. It was _ who failed the adverbs test. The best at adverbs modifying verbs was _. The people that follow the rules of MyPyramid were _. The best at spanish adjectives was _. 5 - Pronouns in Compounds Two or more simple subjects joined by and or or make up a compound subject. Any pronoun in a compound object must be an object pronoun. The Vikings invited him, her, and me. Pam or I will finish the project on Spanish adjectives. The compound sentence was given to Janita and me. Janita and I went to Pearl Harbor. Bathsheba killed him, her, and me. Fill in the Space with a subject or object pronoun. Oprah likes _, _, and _. Janita and _ are in the same Latin Class. _ and _ went to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. Those Biology notes belong to _. John and _ are in the same Biology class. Those Textbooks belong to _ and _. Ryan and _ went to the park. Janita and _ died in a car crash on Wednesday. Janita will be missed by _, _, and _. _ went to her funeral. 6 - Using who, whom, and whose Using Who - Use who as a subject pronoun. Using Whom - Use whom as an object pronoun. Often used with words such as to, in, for, at. Using Whose - Whose is the possessive form of the pronoun who. Who's is a contraction of the words who is. Who's that in the Nero costume? To whom does this textbook belong to? Who voted for that new pope guy? Whose notebook is this? Who's that cardinal over there? Change the wrong form to make it correct. To who are you talking to? Whose taking physics this year? Who's notebook is this? Whom voted this morning? For who should I give this to? Whose going to Washington DC? Who's textbook is this? Whom is going after the party? Whose your science teacher? For who are you talking to? We and us are often used before nouns for emphasis. 7 - Using we and us with nouns With a subject: We boys are the winners. After a linking verb: The winners were we boys. With a direct object: The students need us teachers. After words like to and in: The crowd cheers for us students.
They gave food to us fans. Determine whether you should use we or us. The graduates were (we,us) students. The school loves (us,we) money makers. (Us,We) boys always end up in the principle's office. (We, Us) students don't like Geometry. Janita thought the winners were (we,us) boys. They gave protractors to (we,us) students. (Us, We) boys are huge fans of the Walking Dead. The people that studied Nero were (we,us) boys. They bought food for (us,we) athletes. (We,Us) girls never win at anything. Indefinite pronouns are pronouns that do not have definite antecedents. 8 - Indefinite Pronouns Indefinite pronouns don't refer to a specific noun (person, place, or thing). Indefinite Pronouns:
Singular: anybody, anyone, anything,
something Plural: all, both, few, many,
others, several, some Everybody hates learning about greenhouse gases. Many are excited about the medieval feast. Few like math homework. Someone is trying to steal the new expensive science textbooks. Some enjoy the study of plants and animals. Try some of your own! Determine if the indefinite pronoun in the sentence is singular or plural. Nobody is allowed to talk during the test. Does everyone know about the rule in Spanish? Everybody knows that adjectives must agree in gender and in number. Few of the Ancient Romans were rich. All of the common day Greeks are lazy. Everything is falling apart in common day Greece. Several of the scientists are mad about pollution. Nothing is wrong with Geometry. Each of us hate Algebra a little bit. Everyone needs a good grade in Algebra. You just completed the full pronouns manual by Sean Malone! All pictures were found in the Prezi image search from Google Images. Thanks for watching! Congrats! Answers Lesson 1:
10) He Lesson 2:
10) I Answers Lesson 3:
1) Their (before)
2) Their (before)
Mine (stand alone)
3) Ours (stand alone)
4) His (before)
5) My (before)
6) Their (before)
7) Yours (stand alone)
8) Your (before)
9) Their (before)
10) mine (stand alone) Lesson 4:
1) He and I, She and I, they and I
2) I, he, she
3) I, he, she
4) we, they
5) he, she, I, we, they
6) she and I, he and I, they and I
7) she, he, I, they
8) he, she, I
9) we, they
10) he, she, I Answers Lesson 5:
1) him, her, and me
2) I, he, she
3) he and I, she and I, they and I
4) him, her, me
5) I, he, she
6) him and her, him and me, her and me
7) I, he, she
8) I, he, she
9) him, her, and me
10) he, she, I, they, we Lesson 6:
10) whom Answers Lesson 7:
10) we Lesson 8: