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What are Personal Pronouns?— Let’s Practice!

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What are Personal Pronouns?— Let’s Practice!
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.1A

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Today we are practicing what are personal pronouns with Goopaw! This video contains examples to help you further practice and grow confident in this area.

Transcript What are Personal Pronouns?— Let’s Practice!

Goopaw says get ready to practice what are personal pronouns? Remember, personal pronouns replace a common or proper noun in a sentence. They can be in the first person, second person, or third person! Here is a sentence. We went to the theme park today, and it was fun. What is the personal pronoun used? We is the personal pronoun, and it is in the first person plural perspective. Let's look at another sentence. My mom bought lots of clothes for me. What is the personal pronoun used? Me is the personal pronoun, and it is in the first person singular perspective. Did you also get me? Here is the next sentence. Yes, these cupcakes are for you. What is the personal pronoun used? You is the personal pronoun, and it is in the second personal singular perspective. Here is another sentence. The plates are dirty, please wash them. What is the personal pronoun used? Them is the personal pronoun, and it is in the third person plural perspective. Did you also get them? Here is the final sentence. She and I both went for a long bike ride. What are the two personal pronouns used? She and I are the personal pronouns. She is the third person singular perspective, and I is the first person singular perspective. Goopaw had so much fun practicing with you today! See you next time!

What are Personal Pronouns?— Let’s Practice! exercise

Would you like to apply the knowledge you’ve learned? You can review and practice it with the tasks for the video What are Personal Pronouns?— Let’s Practice!.
  • Identify the personal pronouns in the sentence.

    Hints

    Look at this example: The personal pronoun in this sentence is I.

    Solution

    The personal pronoun is you.

  • Complete the sentence from the 1st person plural perspective.

    Hints

    We is the personal pronoun here.

    Which personal pronoun makes the most sense here?

    • Both of us agreed to come back in the summer.
    • Both of we agreed to come back in the summer.
    The correct answer is: Both of us agreed to come back in the summer.

    Solution

    Here are the completed sentences with the correct personal pronouns:

    • We rode the ferris wheel.
    • At the party we played games and ate delicious snacks.
    • Today was a great day for us.
    • Both of us agreed to come back in the summer.

  • Complete the sentence from the 3rd person perspective.

    Hints

    Them is the personal pronoun here, and it is in the 3rd person plural perspective.

    Which personal pronoun makes the most sense here?

    • She bought a new dress to wear to her birthday party.
    • She bought a new dress to wear to he birthday party.
    The correct answer is: She bought a new dress to wear to her birthday party.

    Solution

    These sentences are from the 3rd person perspective.

    • He bought a new shirt to wear on his first day of camp.
    • She bought a new dress to wear to her birthday party.
    • They went to lunch together and it was so delicious.

  • Identify the personal pronouns in each sentence.

    Hints

    Remember: A personal pronoun replaces a common or proper noun in a sentence.

    They is in the 3rd person plural perspective.

    Solution

    The personal pronouns in each sentence are in bold.

    • They are going to the park today.
    • We went to the beach and swam in the ocean.
    • You won a ski trip vacation.
    • I like to read on rainy days.
  • Identify the personal pronoun in the sentence.

    Hints

    These are some examples of personal pronouns.

    They have a lot of dishes to wash --> The personal pronoun in this sentence is in the 3rd person plural perspective.

    Solution

    The personal pronoun in the sentence is they.

  • Which perspective is each personal pronoun in?

    Hints

    These personal pronouns are in the 2nd person perspective.

    These personal pronouns are in the 3rd person perspective.

    We is the personal pronoun used, and it is in the 1st person plural perspective.

    Solution

    The perspective of each personal pronoun is below:
    1st Person Perspective

    • Singular: I am eating healthy because it makes my body feel better.
    • Plural: We are happy with our new house because we all have our own rooms.
    2nd Person Perspective
    • Singular: This new laptop is for you!
    • Plural: You are all going to love the movie, it's so funny!
    3rd Person Perspective
    • Singular: The neighborhood just got a new dog park, and people are very happy about it.
    • Plural: They are going to do laundry today.