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Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement. 9.28.11 2 nd Six Weeks Mrs. Jackson. Lesson Objectives. TLW be able to recognize pronouns in sentences. TLW be able to define antecedent . TLW be able to identify a pronoun and its antecedent in a sentence.

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Pronoun antecedent agreement

Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement

9.28.11

2nd Six Weeks

Mrs. Jackson


Lesson objectives
Lesson Objectives

TLW be able to recognize pronouns in sentences.

TLW be able to define antecedent.

TLW be able to identify a pronoun and its antecedent in a sentence.

TLW be able to ensure proper pronoun-antecedent agreement in a sentence (Pronouns should agree in number and in gender with their antecedents.)

TLW be able to create his/her own sentence using pronouns and antecedents that are given, ensuring that the pronouns and antecedents agree.


Pronouns
Pronouns

  • A pronoun takes the place of a noun.

    • Ralph left his notebook in the band room.

      • “His” takes the place of Ralph.


Pronouns cont
Pronouns cont.

  • The students wrote down their assignments.

    • “Their” takes the place of students.


Antecedents
Antecedents

  • An antecedent is the noun that the pronoun replaces.

    • Ralph left his notebook in the band room.

      • “Ralph” is the antecedent.


Pronoun antecedent agreement

  • The students wrote down their assignments.

    • “Students” is the antecedent.


Let s find the pronouns antecedents
Let’s Find The Pronouns & Antecedents !

  • 1. The workers will donate two hours

    of their time.

  • 2. Karen rode her bike to school

    today.

  • 3. The building lost its roof during the

    tornado.


Let s find the pronouns antecedents1
Let’s Find The Pronouns & Antecedents !

  • 1. The workers will donate two hours of their time.


Let s find the pronouns antecedents2
Let’s Find The Pronouns & Antecedents !

  • 1. The workers will donate two hours of their time.

Antecedent

Pronoun



Pronoun antecedent agreement

Antecedent

  • Karen rode her bike to school today.

Pronoun



Pronoun antecedent agreement

Pronoun

  • The building lost its roof during the tornado.

Antecedent


A rule to remember
A Rule To Remember:

  • A pronoun must agree in number and gender with its antecedent.

    • Number - whether the pronoun is singular or plural

    • Gender - whether the pronoun is masculine, feminine, or neuter (neutral)


Practice
Practice

  • Revise these sentences so that the pronouns and antecedents agree in number and gender.

  • 1. Tasha just sang in its first

    concert.

  • 2. The lions gobbled down its

    meal.

  • 3. Mr. Ellis straightened her tie.


Let s check ourselves
Let’s Check Ourselves…

  • Revise these sentences so that the pronouns and antecedents agree in number and gender.

  • 1. Tasha just sang in her first

    concert.

  • 2. The lions gobbled down their

    meal.

  • 3. Mr. Ellis straightened his tie.


Take out a sheet of paper
Take out a sheet of paper…

  • 1. All camera club members should choose five

    of ____ best pictures for the exhibit.

  • 2. Nathan took five suitcases with ____ to

    Florida.

  • 3. All players were responsible for ____ own

    uniforms.

  • 4. After the Rogers bought the house, ____

    painted it.

  • 5. Dad carried the groceries and put ____ in the

    car.

  • 6. A robin built ____ nest near the back porch.


More practice
More Practice

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