Nouns and Pronouns. Grammar Review Mr. Schmitt. A noun is a person, place or thing. Common noun -general name for a person place or thing. Ex: monster, animal, store. Proper noun -name of a particular person, place or thing. Ex: Big Foot, Mr. Schmitt
A pronoun is a word used in place of a noun or another pronoun. The word that a pronoun stands for or represents is called its antecedent.
Personal pronouns change form.
Ex: The studentoffered to help his friend during class.
Ex: Some girl lost her phone in the cafeteria.
Possessive pronouns show ownership or relationship. The possessive pronouns are printed within parentheses in the chart above.
Directions: Circle the pronoun and underline the antecedent in the following sentences.
Directions: Highlight all of the nouns in the following sentences.