Pronouns. Interactive Notebook Templates. ELA Grades 4 th -8th

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1 Pronouns Interactive Notebook Templates ELA Grades 4 th -8th

2 Note to the Teacher Thank you for purchasing this Interactive Notebook. I hope you find it engaging and effective with your students. I have included pictures of sample notebooks as well as directions for each template. I wish you much luck and success in your classroom. For the notebooks, you can use composition books or spiral notebooks. Some years the students provided these, but other years I have provided them (watch for the sales during the summer months leading up to the start of school). If you have any questions, please feel free to me at Happy Teaching! Andrea

3 Table of Contents Interactive Notebook Section Cover Page 4 Table of Contents Page 6 Template 1: What is a pronoun? 8 Template 2: Personal Pronouns 10 Template 3: Identifying Personal Pronouns 12 Template 4: What is a possessive pronoun? 14 Template 5: Possessive Pronoun Practice 16 Template 6: Pronoun Antecedents 18 Template 7: Pronoun Case 20 Template 8: Interrogative Pronouns 22 Template 9: Demonstrative Pronouns 24 Template 10: Indefinite Pronouns 26 Template 11: Relative Pronouns 28 Template 12: Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns 30 Credits and Terms of Use 32

4 Interactive Notebook Section Cover Page Directions: 1. Make a copy for each student (if you desire for the students to divide their Interactive Notebooks into sections you are studying. 2. Allow the students to color or decorate the section cover page. 3. Have the students cut out the frame along the black line. 4. Adhere the page into the Interactive Notebook.

5 This Book Belongs to:

6 Table of Contents Page Directions: 1. If you are keeping a complete Interactive Notebook for your class, you may want to add the preposition pages to the original Table of Contents. 2. If you have not been requiring the students to keep a Table of Contents, you can use this template. 3. Copy for each student in your class. 4. Have students cut out the Table of Contents template and the label table of contents. 5. Adhere them into your Interactive Notebook after the cover page. 6. Have students complete the Table of Contents as you complete each Interactive Notebook template for your unit.

7 Table of Contents

8 Template #1 What is a pronoun? Directions: 1. Make a copy of the template for each student. 2. Instruct students to cut out the template along the black lines. 3. Instruct students to crease the template along the black line. 4. Student attach the small rectangle to the interactive notebook. They should be able to lift the big flap, as this is where they will put their notes. 5. Have students write information about prepositions. Possible responses have been included for the teacher. 6. Adhere the flap template in the notebook. Possible Answers: Answers may vary depending on reading and class notes What is a pronoun? -a word that is used in place of one or more nouns or pronouns

9 Template #1 PRONOUNS Example Does Marcia have Marcia s notebook? Does Marcia have her notebook?

10 Template #2 Personal Pronouns Directions: 1. Make a copy of the template for each student. 2. Instruct students to cut out the template along the black lines. 3. Adhere the top horizontal rectangle of each flap to the interactive notebook. 4. Adhere the title to the interactive notebook. 5. Have students write examples under each flap of nouns that correlate to that flap. Answers: Personal Pronoun: refers to the one speaking (1 st person), the one spoken to (2 nd person), or the one spoken about (3 rd person)

11 SINGULAR PLURAL Template #2 Personal Pronouns What is a personal pronoun? First Person First Person Second Person Second Person Third Person Third Person

12 Template #3 Identifying Personal Pronouns Directions: 1. Make a copy of the template for each student. 2. Instruct students to cut out the template along the black lines. 3. Adhere the template to the interactive notebook. 4. Adhere the title to the interactive notebook above the template. 5. Have students complete the exercise for Identifying Nouns. Answers: 1. His 2. I 3. She 4. Her 5. You 6. We 7. He 8. I 9. Him 10. It

13 Template #3 Identifying Personal Pronouns Directions: Read each sentence. Write a personal pronoun to complete each sentence. 1. Danny took bag to the locker. 2. Rico and went to the party. 3. told us about her illness. 4. Andrea placed keys on the counter. 5. Do have any questions? 6. worked on the group project together. 7. Ask Roberto what thinks about year-round school. 8. Mark and attend class each day. 9. The quarterback through the ball. 10. Today is Saturday. is my favorite day of the week.

14 Template #4 Possessive Pronouns Directions: 1. Make a copy of the template (3 pages) for each student. 2. Instruct students to cut out the template along the black lines. 3. Instruct students to crease the template along the black line. 4. Student attach the small rectangle to the interactive notebook. They should be able to lift the big flap, as this is where they will put their notes. 5. Have students write information about common nouns and proper nouns. Possible responses have been included for the teacher. 6. Adhere the flap template in the notebook. 7. Cut out the pocket template and the five strips. Fold the pocket template along the dotted lines, and adhere to the notebook. Place the strips in the correlating pocket.

15 his her, hers its their, theirs your yours our ours Template #4a PRONOUNS Examples of Possessive Pronouns my mine

16 Template #5 Practice with Possessive Pronouns Directions: 1. Make a copy of the template for each student. 2. Instruct students to cut out the template along the black lines. 3. Adhere the template to the interactive notebook. 4. Adhere the title to the interactive notebook above the template. 5. Have students complete the exercise for Possessive Pronouns. Answers: 1. Its 2. Her 3. His 4. Her 5. Mine 6. Their 7. Its 8. Their 9. Her 10. His

17 Template #5 Possessive Pronouns Directions: Read each sentence. Write a possessive pronoun that completes each sentence. 1. Who is the book s author? 2. That is Sue s book. 3. Ron put Ron s bag over there. 4. Mother lost Mother s keys. 5. That book is not my bag. Directions: Write a possessive pronoun to complete each sentence. 6. Are they finished with meal? 7. The mailbox is missing contents. 8. Is that group project? 9. Did Maria complete run? 10. Chris loved new boat.

18 Template #6 Pronoun Antecedents Directions: 1. Make a copy of the template for each student. 2. Instruct students to cut out each label and the template along the black lines. 3. Have students write the definition of concrete noun and abstract noun on the space where the flaps will cover. 4. Have students write examples of concrete and abstract nouns under each flap. 5. Adhere template in the notebook. Answers: 1. Luke 2. Ellie 3. Project 4. Boys

19 Template #6 Pronoun Antecedents What is a pronoun antecedent? Pronoun Antecedents Write the antecedent the pronoun refers to in each sentence. 1. Luke listened to his ipod. 2. Ellie finished her book report. 3. The project in is its folder. 4. The boys built their fort.

20 Template #7 Pronoun Case Directions: 1. Make a copy of the template for each student. 2. Instruct students to cut out each label and the template along the black lines. 3. Have students write the definition of nominative case and objective case on the space where the flaps will cover. 4. Have students write examples of nominative case pronouns and objective case pronouns under each flap. 5. Adhere template in the notebook. Answers: Nominative Case: pronouns used in the place of subject pronouns or predicate pronouns Examples: I, you, he, she, it, we, you, they Objective Case: pronouns used as direct or indirect objects or objects of the preposition Examples: me, you, him, her, it, us, you, them

21 Objective Case Nominative Case Template #7 Pronoun Case PRONOUN CASE Definition Examples Definition Examples

22 Template #8 Interrogative Pronouns Directions: 1. Make a copy of the template for each student. 2. Instruct students to cut out each label and the template along the black lines. 3. Have students write the definition of interrogative pronouns on the space where the flaps will cover. 4. Have students write examples of interrogative pronouns on each flap. 5. Adhere templates in the notebook. Answers: Interrogative Pronoun: a pronoun that introduces a question Examples: what, which, who, whom, whose

23 Template #8 Interrogative Pronouns Examples of Interrogative Pronouns

24 Template #9 Demonstrative Pronouns Directions: 1. Make a copy of the template for each student. 2. Instruct students to cut out each label and the template along the black lines. 3. Have students write the definition of demonstrative pronouns on the space where the flaps will cover. 4. Have students write examples of interrogative pronouns on each flap. 5. Adhere templates in the notebook. Answers: Demonstrative Pronoun: a pronoun that points out a person, a place, a thing, or an idea Examples: this, that, these, those

25 Template #9 Demonstrative Pronouns EXAMPLES

26 Template #10 What is an indefinite pronoun? Directions: 1. Make a copy of the template for each student. 2. Instruct students to cut out the template along the black lines. 3. Instruct students to crease the template along the black line. 4. Student attach the small rectangle to the interactive notebook. They should be able to lift the big flap, as this is where they will put their notes. 5. Have students write information about collective nouns. Possible responses have been included for the teacher. 6. Adhere the flap template in the notebook. Possible Answers: Indefinite Pronoun: refers to a person, a place, a thing, or an idea that may or may not be specifically named Examples: all, any, anyone, both, each, either, everything, few, many, more, most, much, nobody, none, no one, one, other, several, some, somebody

27 Template #8 PRONOUNS Examples

28 Template #11 What is a relative pronoun? Directions: 1. Make a copy of the template for each student. 2. Instruct students to cut out the template along the black lines. 3. Instruct students to crease the template along the black line. 4. Student attach the small rectangle to the interactive notebook. They should be able to lift the big flap, as this is where they will put their notes. 5. Have students write information about collective nouns. Possible responses have been included for the teacher. 6. Adhere the flap template in the notebook. Possible Answers: Relative Pronoun: introduces a subordinate clause Examples: that, which, who, whom, whose Answers: 1. who; 2. that

29 Template #11 Relative Pronoun What is a relative pronoun? Relative Pronouns Underline each relative pronoun. 1. George Washington, who was the first president of the United States, fought in the Revolutionary War. 2. Exercise is something that many people have a hard time starting.

30 Template #12 Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns Directions: 1. Make a copy of the template for each student. 2. Instruct students to cut out the template along the black lines. 3. Instruct students to crease the template along the black line. 4. Student attach the small rectangle to the interactive notebook. They should be able to lift the big flap, as this is where they will put their notes. 5. Have students write information about collective nouns. Possible responses have been included for the teacher. 6. Adhere the flap template in the notebook. Possible Answers: Reflexive Pronoun: refers to the subject and is necessary to the meaning of the sentence Intensive Pronoun: emphasizes a noun or another pronoun and is unnecessary to the meaning of the sentence First Person: myself, ourselves Second Person: yourself, yourselves Third Person: himself, herself, itself, themselves

31 Reflexive and Intensive What is an intensive pronoun? Template #12 What is a reflexive pronoun? First Person Second Person Third Person

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