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Pronouns:  Five Essential Questions

Pronouns: Five Essential Questions

Author: Janice Davis
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By the end of this lesson, students will be able to identify and answer the five essential questions about personal pronouns.

There are five essential questions to keep in mind while learning about pronouns.  Learn these, and the rest is easy!

  1. What is the purpose of a pronoun? to replace a noun so it isn’t use over and over again
  2. The word that a personal pronoun refers to is called the antecedent.
  3. What are the three forms of personal pronouns?   person, number, case
  4. What does number have to do with pronouns?   singular or plural reference
  5. What are the three cases for personal pronouns?  subject, object, and possessive
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Tutorial

Five Essential Questions for Understanding Pronouns

If you need to refer back to your notes about these five questions, you will need to open the file "Five Pronoun Questions" in your Classroom folder.  For reference, the questions are:

  1. What is the purpose of a pronoun? to replace a noun so it isn’t use over and over again
  2. The word that a personal pronoun refers to is called the antecedent.
  3. What are the three forms of personal pronouns?   person, number, case
  4. What does number have to do with pronouns?   singular or plural reference
  5. What are the three cases for personal pronouns?  subject, object, and possessive

Five Essential Pronoun Questions

If you need a refresher, watch this video! It will remind you of all the things we discussed in class.