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Grade 5 - English Language
2.45 Pronouns

A pronoun is a word used in place of a noun. Instead of repeating a noun, use a pronoun. In other words, a pronoun takes the place of a noun in a sentence.

Examples:
I, you, she, and they
Me, him, us, and them
My, your, and their

Each pronoun takes the place of a certain noun. If the noun is singular, the pronoun should be singular. If the noun is plural, the pronoun should be plural.

Examples:
Sally told her parents that she would be late.
The boys said that they would ride their bikes.


Directions: The pronouns in the following sentences have been underlined. Identify the nouns referred by them. Write ten more examples showing pronouns and the nouns they refer to.
Q 1: The swimmers were confident that they would finish their swim practice in time. Identify the noun referred by the underlined pronoun.
swim practice
swimmers

Q 2: The teacher told the students that she wanted to see their homework. Identify the noun referred by the underlined pronoun.
students
teacher
homework

Q 3: Fred fell and scraped his knees. He put bandages on them. Identify the noun referred by the underlined pronoun.
Fred
scrapes on his knees
bandages

Q 4: Ron needs the salt. Please pass it to him. Identify the noun referred by the underlined pronoun.
salt
Ron

Q 5: I have a dog for a pet. It stays outside. Identify the noun referred by the underlined pronoun.
dog
I

Q 6: The teacher told the students that she wanted to see their homework. Identify the noun referred by the underlined pronoun.
teacher
students
homework

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