Using

instead of

Pronouns are words which take the place of nouns. The fireman could not reach the cat.

It (the cat) was too high up for him (the fireman).
Noun Fireman Cat Pronoun Him It

them it him they

she

we us I

you

There are two types of pronouns. Personal pronouns are used when you are talking about someone or something.

The lollipop man stopped the traffic for Emma and Ben.

He stopped the traffic for them. Noun
Lollipop man Emma and Ben

Personal Pronoun
He Them

Read the sentence below. Now click on the personal pronoun from the list to replace the noun.

1. Can you see where Lewis is hiding?

she

They

it

he

Now do the activity below…

1. Can you see where Ahmad is hiding. 2. Ali and Safuan went to cinema after school. 3. Mr. Lee could not find the pen. 4. Mimi won the long jump on sports day she They it he

Congratulations, you have replaced all 4 nouns with personal pronouns!

Noun

Personal Pronoun He It They

Lewis Ahmad
Ali and Safuan The pen

pen Ellie and Oliver Mimi Lauren

She

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hers yours

ours

his

theirs mine

you

Possessive pronouns are used to say who the owner is of someone or something.

Is this pencil Jamie’s or Rachel’s?

It is not his (Jamie), it’s hers (Rachel).
Noun Jamie’s Rachel’s Possessive Pronoun His Her

Read the sentence below. Now click on a possessive pronoun from the list to fill the gap in the sentence.

1. I don’t want to share the felt tips with you .They’re

.

yours

Our

mine

hers

Well done, you clicked on the correct pronoun. Now click on a possessive pronoun for sentence 2.

1. I don’t want to share the felt tips with you .They’re mine . 2. “Are these trainers Jack?” asked Molly.

yours

Our

mine

hers

That’s right! Now, choose a possessive pronoun for sentence 3.

1. I don’t want to share the felt tips with you .They’re mine . 2. “Are these trainers yours Jack?” asked Molly. 3. school has a football pitch and a netball court.

yours

Our

mine

hers

Excellent, you have chosen 3 possessive pronouns. There is only 1 sentence left

1. I do not want to share the felt tips. They are Our

mine

.

2. “Are these trainers yours Jack?” asked Molly. 3. School has a football pitch and netball court. ”. hers

4. “It’s not my ball!” cried Jamal, “it’s yours Our mine

Excellent, you have chosen 3 possessive pronouns. There is only 1 sentence left

1. I do not want to share the felt tips. They are Our

mine

.

2. “Are these trainers yours Jack?” asked Molly. 3. School has a football pitch and netball court. ”. hers

4. “It’s not my ball!” cried Jamal, “it’s hers yours Our mine

Congratulations, you chose 4 possessive pronouns to fill the gaps in the sentences.

Possessive Pronouns

Yours
Our Mine

Hers