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Subject and Object Pronouns

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Transcript of Subject and Object Pronouns

Subject and Object Pronouns
Possessive Pronouns
Pronoun Agreement
Apostrophes
Contractions vs. Possessive Pronouns
Subject Pronouns
take the place of the subject of a sentence
Object Pronouns
Take the place of the nouns that are not the subject of a sentence.
I
You
He
She
It
We
They
The statements are not true.
Me
You
Him
Her
It
Us
Them
Luis gave Ellen a birthday present.
Practice
Subject or Object Pronoun?
I gave Patrick a new Lego set.
The waiter gave her the dinner check.
He offered Abigail the promotion.
They sent Stephanie an updated bill.
Danielle gave a summary of her history project.
Grace threw it to Jeremy.
My
Your
His
Her
Its
Our
Their

Possessive pronouns show ownership, just like possessive nouns!
What difference do you notice?
That is my dog.
Her shoes are in the closet.
The baby hamster is theirs.
Its fur is shedding all over!
Practice
I am amazed that you got a perfect score on _____________ test.
Grab the car with the racing decal on _____ door.
Is this mess _(you)___________?
The basketball is _(Justin)_______.
The green backpack is _(me)___________.
_(2 people)______ science project won!
your
its
yours
his
mine
our
Female
She
Her
Hers

You must know what noun a pronoun is replacing to know what pronoun to use.
Male
He
His
Him
Animals, Places, Things, Ideas
It
Its

Always use a singular pronoun to replace a singular noun and a plural pronoun to replace a plural noun!
The star is bright.

All the stars in the sky are bright.
A contraction is formed when two words are combined into one word. The apostrophe shows where one or more letters have been left out and the two words joined.
Contractions
They have = They've

She is = She's

It is = It's

He will = He'll

They are = They're
Possessive Pronouns
Possessive pronouns NEVER use apostrophes!

If you're ever unsure, try substituting the two words the contraction stands for in the sentence to see if they make sense!
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