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Prounouns I Def,Ante,Pers,Poss

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Published on January 4, 2009

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Pronouns I: definition of pronouns, antecedents, personal pronouns, possessive pronouns
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Pronouns I Pronoun, Antecedent, Personal, Possessive

Definitions PRONOUNS are any word that takes the place of a noun and matches it in number and case. ANTECEDENTS are the nouns that pronouns replace PERSONAL PRONOUNS are words that take the most common pronouns & must match in number and case as well as gender and person(eg. Tom brought his book). POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS take the place of a noun and show ownership (eg. his, theirs, its).

PRONOUNS are any word that takes the place of a noun and matches it in number and case.

ANTECEDENTS are the nouns that pronouns replace

PERSONAL PRONOUNS are words that take the most common pronouns & must match in number and case as well as gender and person(eg. Tom brought his book).

POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS take the place of a noun and show ownership (eg. his, theirs, its).

Examples: Pronouns & Antecedents PRONOUNS & ANTECEDENTS: The following sentences give examples of pronouns and their antecedents. The antecedent is circled while the pronoun is underlined. The driver honked his horn. Suzy and Mark walked their dog in the park. Doug, where did you put the camera? Tricia gave Trent back his cell phone.

PRONOUNS & ANTECEDENTS:

The following sentences give examples of pronouns and their antecedents. The antecedent is circled while the pronoun is underlined.

The driver honked his horn.

Suzy and Mark walked their dog in the park.

Doug, where did you put the camera?

Tricia gave Trent back his cell phone.

Examples: Personal Pronouns PERSONAL PRONOUNS are structured similar to Spanish verb endings in gender, number, & person. He hates baloney. The teacher gave us lots of homework. It is over the wall - a home run – Cubs win! they, them he, she, it, him, her 3rd you you 2nd we, us I, me 1st PLURAL SINGULAR person:

PERSONAL PRONOUNS are structured similar to Spanish verb endings in gender, number, & person.

He hates baloney.

The teacher gave us lots of homework.

It is over the wall - a home run – Cubs win!

Examples: Possessive Pronouns POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS are structured according to gender, number, and person, but they also show ownership. Carey took my bag out to the car. The tent belonged to them . their, theirs his, hers, its 3 rd your, yours your, yours 2 nd ours my, mine 1 st PLURAL SINGULAR person:

POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS are structured according to gender, number, and person, but they also show ownership.

Carey took my bag out to the car.

The tent belonged to them .

Use the lines provided for all 6 slides. Write 2-3 examples for PERSONAL PRONOUNS and POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS, underlining each example and circling the ANTECEDENT it replaces. You may have more than one example in each sentence. PERSONAL PRONOUN EXAMPLES 1. Jerry took his paintbrushes to * them. * Antecedent not given; assumed group. POSSESSIVE PRONOUN EXAMPLES 1. Cathy carried her bag to gym class. 2. Jeremy took his sister to school. EXAMPLES

Use the lines provided for all 6 slides. Write 2-3 examples for PERSONAL PRONOUNS and POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS, underlining each example and circling the ANTECEDENT it replaces. You may have more than one example in each sentence.

PERSONAL PRONOUN EXAMPLES

1. Jerry took his paintbrushes to * them.

* Antecedent not given; assumed group.

POSSESSIVE PRONOUN EXAMPLES

1. Cathy carried her bag to gym class.

2. Jeremy took his sister to school.

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