Pronouns

Information about Pronouns

Published on July 13, 2013

Author: tccampa

Source: authorstream.com

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Nouns & Pronouns: Nouns & Pronouns Part 1: Subject Object Possessive Click to go to next slide What is a pronoun? : What is a pronoun? A pronoun is a type of word that takes the place of a noun . Priscilla Petronella will provide dessert this Thanksgiving. Priscilla Petronella makes the best pies, and I hope Priscilla Petronella will bring her famous pumpkin pie. Priscilla Petronella She Priscilla Petronella she Click to go to next slide Nouns & Pronouns: Nouns & Pronouns he him his Marcus banana it its graduates they them their Dr. Smith she her hers Using Pronouns: Using Pronouns All pronouns must have nouns they replace. The banana was too ripe and it did not taste good. it = pronoun noun banana Click to go to next slide Using Pronouns: Using Pronouns antecedent The noun being replaced is called the antecedent The banana was too ripe and it did not taste good. Click to go to next slide PowerPoint Presentation: Pronouns have many functions… What can pronouns do? Click to go to next slide PowerPoint Presentation: I went to the store. Pronouns can be SUBJECTS of sentences He went to the store. He and I went to the store. Click to go to next slide PowerPoint Presentation: A few more examples of SUBJECT pronouns... They spoke first. We bought a new car . Who ate the last cookie? Click to go to next slide SUBJECT Pronouns: SUBJECT Pronouns I You He, she, it Who We You (plural) They Use as the subject of the sentence Click to go to next slide PowerPoint Presentation: Yes! Pronouns can be OBJECTS … Are there other types of pronouns ? Click to go to next slide PowerPoint Presentation: Juan went with me . OBJECT pronouns are often found after prepositions Tamika took a picture of him . The story is about her . Click to go to next slide PowerPoint Presentation: A few more examples of OBJECT pronouns... The letter is addressed to us . Andre wants to go with them . To whom do we send the invitations? Click to go to next slide OBJECT Pronouns: OBJECT Pronouns me you him, her, it whom us you (plural) them Use with prepositions Click to go to next slide PowerPoint Presentation: Do not mix SUBJECTS … with OBJECTS … Click to go to next slide PowerPoint Presentation: Me went to the store. These are just wrong! Him went to the store. Me and him went to the store. He and I went to the store. Use SUBJECT pronouns with verbs Click to go to next slide PowerPoint Presentation: This sentence is wrong … Terrence gave the book to Maria and I . Terrence gave the book to I . Terrence gave the book to Maria and me . Use OBJECT pronouns with prepositions . Click to go to next slide PowerPoint Presentation: Possessive pronouns! What other pronouns are there? Click to go to next slide PowerPoint Presentation: Possessive pronouns show ownership. My hair is a mess. Her painting won a prize. The house lost its roof. Click to go to next slide PowerPoint Presentation: Possessive pronouns link to nouns . The red car is his . That book must be yours. Those toys are theirs . Click to go to next slide PowerPoint Presentation: Possessive pronouns do NOT need apostrophes. ’ Click to go to next slide PowerPoint Presentation: These are WRONG ! ’ her’s your’s our’s mine’s their’s hi’s Click to go to next slide PowerPoint Presentation: What about Its – vs – it’s ownership it is Click to go to next slide Its –vs– it’s: Its – vs – it’s The tree has 3 holes in its trunk. It’s fun to watch the animals crawl into them. ownership it is Click to go to next slide Possessive Pronouns: Possessive Pronouns Our, Ours Your, Yours Their, Theirs Use to show ownership My, Mine Your, Yours His Her/Hers Its Whose Click to go to next slide Nouns & Pronouns: Nouns & Pronouns End of Part 1: Subject / Object / Possessive Say tuned for Part 2: Reflexive pronouns Comparisons with pronouns

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