Try sofatutor for 30 Days

Discover why over 1.6 MILLION students choose sofatutor!

What are Possessive Pronouns?— Let’s Practice!

Rating

Ø 5.0 / 1 ratings
The authors
Avatar
Team Digital
What are Possessive Pronouns?— Let’s Practice!
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.1A

Basics on the topic What are Possessive Pronouns?— Let’s Practice!

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

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

Goopaw says get ready to practice what are possessive pronouns? Remember, possessive pronouns take the place of nouns to shown ownership. They can be written in the first person, second person, or third person! Here is a sentence. The cookie is yours if you want it. What is the possessive pronoun in this sentence? The possessive pronoun is yours, as it is talking about the cookie belonging to someone in the second person. Did you also say yours? Let's look at another sentence. All of the sports equipment is hers. What is the possessive pronoun in this sentence? The possessive pronoun is hers, as it is talking about the equipment belonging to a girl in the third person. Did you also say hers? Get ready for the next sentence! The game is mine; it's my favorite! What is the possessive pronoun in this sentence? The possessive pronoun is mine, as it is talking about the game belonging to you in the first person. Did you also say mine? Here is the final sentence. If the kite breaks, you can use ours. What is the possessive pronoun in this sentence? The possessive pronoun is ours, as it is talking about a kite that belongs to you and at least one other person in the first person. Did you also say ours? Goopaw had so much fun practicing with you today! See you next time!

0 comments

What are Possessive 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 Possessive Pronouns?— Let’s Practice!.
  • What are possessive pronouns?

    Hints

    What word do you see within the word pronoun?

    Possessive has the root word, possess, which means to own.

    Solution

    Possessive pronouns take the place of nouns in a sentence.

    Possessive pronouns are used to show ownership.

  • Are the possessive pronouns singular or plural?

    Hints

    When you refer to 'his book', does the book belong to a single person or lots of people?

    When you say something is 'ours', does that mean it belongs to one person or more than one person?

    • Singular refers to a single person.
    • Plural refers to more than one person.
    Solution
    • Mine and his are singular pronouns.
    • Ours and theirs are plural pronouns.
    • Sometimes 'theirs' can refer to a single person if they prefer to have 'they' pronouns.
  • What are the missing pronouns?

    Hints

    When something belongs to more than one child, it belongs to them. Which possessive pronoun from the word bank would fit best here?

    If we know the gender of the child is a girl or boy, then we know to use his or hers.

    Solution
    • The bike belongs to the girl, it is hers.
    • The pencils belong to the boy, they are his.
    • The kittens belong to both of the children, they are theirs.
  • Find the possessive pronoun.

    Hints

    Remember that possessive pronouns take the place of a noun in a sentence.

    Possessive pronouns show who the items belong to.

    Solution

    The table shows the correct possessive pronouns from each sentence.

    • The children loved their puppy.
    • The puppy loved his fur being stroked.
    • The puppy is ours, we all take care of it.
    • I also have a pet hamster, he is mine.
  • Complete the sentence using the correct pronoun.

    Hints
    • For a boy we use he.
    • For a girl we use she.
    • For myself or I we use me.
    • The possessive pronoun for he is his.
    • The possessive pronoun for she is hers.
    • The possessive pronoun for me is mine.

    Which possessive pronoun would we use when something belongs to a girl?

    Solution

    The paints belong to the girl, they are hers.

  • What is missing from the table?

    Hints

    What are the types of possessive pronoun? We have plural for more than one person, and ______ for just one person.

    What is the plural form of mine? This means that it belongs to you and at least one other person.

    Solution

    Here is the completed table. The types of possessive pronoun are singular and plural. The plural form of mine is ours.