Lesson Plan:

Pronoun Unit

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July 31, 2015
by Christina Chapan

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to use and identify pronouns.

Lesson

Introduction (5 minutes)

  • Review pronouns with flashcards, and show students examples of pronouns in the room.

Explicit Instruction/Teacher Modeling (10 minutes)

  • Explain to your students that a pronoun is a word used instead of a noun.
  • Write the following pronouns on the board: he, she, her, him, I, you, we, and they.
  • Have students demonstrate with their partner what these pronouns mean by identifying them in the room.

Guided Practice/Interactive Modeling (10 minutes)

  • Using flashcards, review again what a pronoun is, and have the students teach the class the definition.
  • First, have your students say a sentence with the proper noun. Then, direct your students to use the pronouns in a new sentence replacing the first one.

Independent Working Time (5 minutes)

  • Test students verbally by giving examples and nonexamples of pronouns.
  • Direct your students to give a thumbs up or thumbs down on the right and wrong uses of pronouns that you give.

Extend

Differentiation

  • Enrichment: Use pronouns in a class story, and make it into a play to demonstrate in front of the class. Have your students draw the stories in a book.
  • Support: Have students point to the pronouns in the class instead of writing them.

Technology Integration

Review

Assessment (10 minutes)

  • Distribute the three worksheets for your students to complete.
  • Save the Subject Pronouns worksheet for later if you are short on time.

Review and Closing (5 minutes)

  • Review and have the students define a pronoun, identify the types of pronouns, and use them in a sentence.

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