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PRONOUNS, PRONOUNS,

& MORE PRONOUNS.

AAHHH!! HOW MANY CAN


THERE BE?

7 To Be
Exact!!!!
Better Take Some Notes!!!
Reflexive &
Intensive
Pronouns
What is the difference?
DEFINITIONS
Reflexive Pronoun: refers to the subject and functions as
a complement or an object of a preposition.
**HintReflexive Refers, or Reflects back to the
subject/Reflexive Reflects or Refers!

Intensive Pronoun: emphasizes a noun or another


pronoun.
**HintIntensive Intensifiesdont need it!

Write whats in
black!
REFLEXIVE EXAMPLES:

The football players considered themselves warriors.


Carson earned a reward for himself.
The cheerleader is acting like herself again.
The spectators feel like treating themselves by getting some
popcorn.

**Noticeif you take out


the reflexive pronoun, the
sentence doesnt make
sense.
Sentences with Intensive Pronouns:
Pronouns
Cara designed the costumes herself for the movie Twilight.
I myself sold more than 50 tickets for the movie.

**Noticeyou dont have to use the


intensive pronoun; it just helps
intensify the noun.

**Examples: myself, herself, himself,


ourselves
Lets Try Some!!!
Tell what the pronoun is and whether it is reflexive or intensive and why.

1. The great playwright William Shakespeare


himself wrote many tragedies, comedies, and
poems. Pronoun: himself Type: intensive
2. William Shakespeare of England
himself began working as a valet
outside of the theater before he
worked his way into the theater.
Pronoun: himself Type: intensive
3. Anne Hathaway
(Shakespeares wife) should
consider herself a lucky woman!
Pronoun: herself Type: reflexive
4. Shakespeare prided himself
on being born in England.
Pronoun: himself Type: reflexive
Lets Review
Q: What is an Intensive Pronoun?
A: It Intensifies or emphasizes a
noun or another pronoun.
Q: What is a Reflexive Pronoun?
A:It refers back to the subject and
doesnt make sense if taken out.
Now you know 2
more pronouns!!!
5 More Pronouns
to Go!!!
Hang in there!

Demonstrative, Relative,
Interrogative, Indefinite, &
Personal
Demonstrative Pronouns

Definition:
Definition It points out or DEMONSTRATES a
noun.

Examples: *this,
*that, *these, *those

Sentence: These are the


names in homeroom.
Hint: demonstrates!
Interrogative Pronouns
An Interrogative Pronoun
introduces a question

Examples: *what,
*which, *who,
*whom, *whose

Hint: Interrogate
means to question!
Can you think of 1
in a sentence?

Who is your favorite


teacher?
Relative Pronouns:
Introduce a subordinate clause
Waitwhats a A subordinate clause is one
subordinate clause? that cannot stand alonenot a
complete sentence itself.
Examples: that, which, who,
whom, whose

Sentence: My English teacher, who


Hey, thats a
subordinate clause! now lives in St. Clairsville, is from
Wooster, Ohio.
Making who the relative pronoun.

Hint: Introduce me to your relative


INDEFINITE PRONOUNS:
Sentence: Everyone came to the game.

Umyea, not
so sure. Thats exactly right!!!
Hint: Not definite =
Not Sure

An indefinite pronoun: refers to a noun that


may or may not be specifically named.

Examples:
Examples all, another, everyone, nothing, other,
several, much, many, something, anyone, etc.

Were not sure how many any of those words are!!!


Thats why theyre Indefinite Pronouns!
Personal Pronouns
Definition: Refers to the one
speaking.
Examples:
1st Person:
Person I, me, mine, we, us, our, ours
2nd Person:
Person you, your, yours
3rd Person:
Person he, him, his, she, her, hers,
it, its, they, them, their, theirs

Hint:Personal refers to a person

Sentence:Last spring, I visited my relatives.


Name the pronoun and tell what type it is.

1. That is the one I have a crush on. Prn:


Prn that Type:
Type Demonstrative

2. None of the cafeteria food is good. Prn:


Prn none Type:
Type Indefinite

3. I told my sister myself that she should stay out


of my room. Prn: myself Type:
Type Intensive
Prn:
Prn which Type:
4. The rooster, which has no tail, came to my farm. Relative
5. We 8th graders like to think of ourselves as good examples. Prn:
Prn ourselves Type:
Reflexive
6. She went to the mall to buy some new jeans. Prn:
Prn she Type:
Type Personal

7. Who is the new band out? Prn: who Type:


Type Interrogative
WWHHEWW!!!
WERE DONE!!!!

Youre 7 Pronouns Smarter!!!