Read more about pronouns below:
Although these games and quizzes are designed for K-12 students, they provide very useful practice with immediate feedback.
|A personal pronoun serves as is a substitute for a known or specific person, place, or thing.||I, you, she, he, it, we, they|
|Demonstrative||A demonstrative pronoun serves as a substitute for a thing or thing being pointed out.||this, that, these, those|
|Indefinite||An indefinite pronoun serves as a substitute for an unknown or unspecified person, place, or thing.||each, either, neither, one, etc.|
|Possessive||A possessive pronoun serves as a substitute for a person, place, or thing that is possessed.||mine, yours, his, hers, its, ours, theirs|
A serves as is a substitute for a known or specific person, place, or thing.
|Sample Sentence||Noun(s)||Pronoun Substitution|
|Jasmine went to the library.||Jasmine went to the library.||She went to the library.|
|Andrew is at the store.||Andrew is at the store.||He is at the store.|
|I will buy the dress.||I will buy the dress.||I will buy it.|
|You and I will have lunch together.||You and I will have lunch together.*||We will have lunch together.|
|Jasmine and Andrew went to class.||Jasmine and Andrew went to class.||They went to class.|
*In this scenario, you and I are pronoun substitutions for the speaker (I) and the person to whom the speaker is speaking (you). An additional pronoun substitution may be made in the form of we.
A serves as a substitute for a thing or thing being pointed out.
|Lilly pointed to the sky and said, "Look at the bird!"||Lilly pointed to the sky and said, "Look at the bird!"||Lilly pointed to the sky and said, "Look at that!"|
|Please fix the scratch.||Please fix the scratch.||Please fix this.|
|Please take my clothes to the cleaners.||Please take my clothes to the cleaners.||Please take these to the cleaners.|
|I want to purchase the scarves on the top shelf.||I want to purchase the scarves on the top shelf.||I want to purchase those on the top shelf.|
An serves as a substitute for an unknown or unspecified person, place, or thing.
|each||Each of the girls has her own notebook.|
|anybody||Is anybody home?|
|somebody||Somebody has to take out the trash.|
|nobody||Nobody wants to sing.|
|everybody||Everybody wants cake.|
|one||One has to be aware of one's surroundings.|
|anyone||Has anyone seen my dog?|
|everyone||Everyone is invited to the party.|
|someone||Someone is available to take your call.|
|neither||Neither Mary nor her sister Jane is at home.|
|either||Either of the sofas is acceptable.|
|nothing||Nothing has changed.|
|anything||Anything is possible.|
|everything||Everthing has changed.|
|something||Something is wrong.|
|both||Both of the volunteers have been recongized for their contributions.|
|several||Several states support passage of the bill.|
|few||Many of the students would like to volunteer, but few have stepped forward.|
|many||Many have traveled abroad this past year.|
|all||All of the customers have been given a refund.|
A serves as a substitute for a person, place, or thing that is possessed.
|This is my car.||The car belongs to me.||The car is mine.|
|This is Jill's book||The book belongs to Jill||The book is hers.|
|This is Joseph's house.||The house belongs to Joseph.||The house is his.|
|The dog belongs to JIll and me.||The dog belongs to JIll and me.||The dog is ours.|
|The computer belongs to Jill and Jasmine.||The computer belongs to Jill and Jasmine.||The computer is theirs.|