Lesson 14 Pronouns and Antecedents
Identify the pronouns and antecedents in sentences 3-6. Sentence 1 shows how a pronoun, it, is used to replace a noun, spoon. Sentence 2 the pronoun them is used to replace two nouns, stranger and father. rabbits, they geese, they berries, them rabbit, it
Identify the number and gender of the pronouns in sentences 8 and 9. In sentence 7, the pronoun, her, and its antecedent, girl, are the same number and gender. singular, feminine singular, masculine plural, non-gender
Complete each sentence by adding the correct pronoun. • Sue asked, and _____ got pie. • she • Lou and I can go, if Mom lets _____. • us
In the example, the pronoun, it, refers to an antecedent, fall, in the previous sentence. Identify each underlined pronoun’s antecedent. Famer Bailey Katy and the stranger stranger leaf
Identify the antecedents of the underlined pronouns. • Jeff had taken my hat. • He was wearing it. • Jeff; hat
Writing • Write 5 sentences describing what the stranger saw on the Baileys’ farm. Then, rewrite each sentence, replacing one noun with a pronoun.
Rewrite the sentences using the correct pronoun. • The leaves turned green and then (they, it) fell. • they • Katy asked her parents a question and (they, he) answered. • they • The man had never seen a hammer, but he used (it, them) well. • it