Basic Definitions
What person
Antecedents
Name all pronouns
Pick a pronoun
100

Type of pronoun used in place of the name of a person or thing. (I, me, we, us, he, she, it, him, her, you, they, them.)

Personal Pronoun

100

The speaker refers to themselves as I, me, my, mine, we, us, our, ours. 

First-Person

100

What is the Antecedent in the following sentence: Mrs. Smith hates to be at home, she is very board. 

Mrs. Smith

100

I am so happy to meet you. (1)

100

Derrick discussed Derrick's idea. 

His

200

Pronoun that shows ownership or possession: mine, yours, his, hers, ours, theirs. 

Possessive Pronoun

200

The speaker refers to the person talked to. You, your, yours. 

Second person


200

Pick the antecedent: Nikki Giovanni read Hughes's poems, and they deeply influenced her. 

Nikki Giovanni

200

I was looking for someone to go with me to town. (3)

I, someone, me 

200

What is Mrs. Smith doing at Mrs. Smith's house. 

Her

300

Pronoun used in place of the name of one person: (I, me, you, her, she, it, him, her.)

Singluar Pronoun


300

What pronoun would be used if Mrs. Smith was talking to you but about herself. 

I  or Me

300

Jadelyn and Erica were good friends but they sometimes got into trouble together. 

Jadelyn and Erica

300

Whose purse is this in the chair? (2)

Whose and this

300

Langston Hughes was born in Joplin, but Langston Hughes grew up in Lawrence. 

He

400

Pronoun used in place of more than one person or thing. (We, us, you, they, them.)

Plural Pronoun

400

What pronoun would Mrs. Smith use if she was referring to herself AND the class? 

We or Us

400

The two friends realized that the job would take them a few weeks to complete. 

The two friends

400

To whom are you speaking? (2)

Whom and you

400

Logan P. and Logan M. ran to the same chair, Logan P. and Logan M. decided Logan P. and Logan M. would have to share the chair. (3)

they, they, it. 

500

Pronoun that introduces an adjective clause: that, which, who, whose, whom

Relative pronoun

500

The speaker refers to someone or something else. He, him, his, she, her, hers, it, its, they, them, their, theirs. 

Third person

500

After graduation Hughes continued to write poems, and they were published in important periodicals. 

Poems
500

Whose house are we going to when we are going to look at those horses? (4)

Whose, we, we, those.

500

The class is not having fun, the class are mad at Mrs. Smith. (FIRST PERSON)

We

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