Lesson Plan

Varsity Pronoun Review

Once your students understand basic pronouns, introduce them to varsity level pronouns: definite and indefinite pronouns, possessive and relative pronouns, and pronoun and antecedent agreement.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify definite and indefinite pronouns, possessive and relative pronouns, and basic pronoun and antecedent agreement.

Introduction

(10 minutes)
  • Write the following sentence on the board: “Rumpelstiltskin got Rumpelstiltskin’s book from the tree, and when Rumpelstiltskin was done reading, Rumpelstiltskin found out Rumpelstiltskin’s walking stick had been stolen. Rumpelstiltskin yelled, ‘A person that I can’t identify swiped Rumpelstiltskin’s stick!!’” (This sentence can also be found on the worksheet All Kinds of Pronouns: Introduction.)
  • Instruct students to turn to a neighbor and discuss the sentence. They will likely notice that the name is too repetitive.
  • Call on students to share ideas about how to make the sentence flow better and be less repetitive.

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fifth grade
Subject Reading & Writing