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REFERENT. Important to heed! There will be some pronouns used in a text. Students have to understand what word in the text that the pronoun refers to. Questions used to ask referent! >What does the underlined word refer to? >The underlined word refers to …. Example.

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Referent

REFERENT

  • Important to heed!

    There will be some pronouns used in a text. Students have to understand what word in the text that the pronoun refers to.

  • Questions used to ask referent!

    >What does the underlined word refer to?

    >The underlined word refers to ….


Example

Example

“If you cannot exit, your room is the safest place to be.”

What does the word “you” refer to?


What does the word this in this passage refer to

What does the word “this” in this passage refer to?

Global warming could melt the ice at the poles. This would raise the level of the oceans. Water would then cover all the flat coastal lands. People would have less land on which to live and grow food.


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