Glossary of English Grammar - Calvert 6th Grade - Unit 2 (to Test 40)
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- (26) indefinite pronouns
- An indefinite pronoun refers to a person, a place, a thing, or an idea that may or may nhot be specifically named.
- (24) Name the first person reflexive and intensive pronouns.
- myself, ourselves
- (24) intensive pronoun
- An intensive pronoun emphasizes its antecedent and is unnecessary to the basic meaning of the sentence.
- (21) Name the third person singular personal pronouns.
- he, him, his, she, her, hers, it, its
- (24) reflexive pronoun
- A reflexive pronoun refers to the subject and is necessary to the basic meaning of the sentence.
- (36) What are the demonstrative adjectives?
- This, that, these, and those are demonstrative adjectives when they are used to modify a noun.
- (21) pronoun
- A pronoun is a word that is used in place of one or more nouns or pronouns.
- (39) How do you diagram adjectives, possessive pronouns, and the articles (a, an, and the)?
- Adjectives (including the articles) and possessive pronouns that are functioning as adjectives are diagrammed on slanted lines connected to the words they modify.
- (21) posessive pronoun
- Possessive pronouns are personal pronouns that are used to show ownership or possession.
Examples: my, mine, our, ours, your, yours, her, hers, his, its, their, and theirs
- (29) interrogative pronoun
- An interrogative pronoun introduces a question.
- (21) personal pronoun
- A personal pronoun refers to the one speaking (first person), the one spoken to (second person), or the one spoken about (third person).
- (26) List the demonstrative pronouns.
- this, that, these, those
- (29) List the interrogative pronouns.
- what, which, who, whom, whose
- (26) List some indefinite pronouns that may be either singular or plural.
- all, any, more, most, none, some
- (24) Name the second person reflexive and intensive pronouns.
- yourself, yourselves
- (24) Name the third person reflexive and intensive pronouns.
- himself, herself, itself, themselves
- (21) Name the second person plural personal pronouns.
- you, your, yours
- (21) Name the third person plural personal pronouns.
- they, them, their, theirs
- (29) List the relative pronouns.
- that, which, who, whom, whose
- (21) Name the second person singular personal pronouns.
- you, your, yours
- (21) Name the first person singular personal pronouns.
- I, me, my, mine
- (34) proper adjectives
- A proper adjective is formed from a proper noun and begins with a capital letter.
- (26) demonstrative pronoun
- A demonstrative pronoun points out a specific person, place, thing, or idea.
- (29) relative pronouns
- A relative pronoun instroduces a subordinate clause.
- (21) Name the first person plural personal pronouns.
- we, us, our, ours
- (26) List some plural indefinite pronouns.
- both, few, many, several
- (26) List some common indefinite pronouns.
- all, any, anybody, anyone, anything, both, each, either, everybody, everyone, few, many, more, much, neither, nobody, none, no one, one, other, several, some, somebody, something
- (31) What are the questions you may use to help you identify an adjective?
- What kind?
Which one? or Which ones?
How many? or How Much?
- (31) adjective
- An adjective is a word that is used to modify a noun or a pronoun.
- (26) List some singular indefinite pronouns.
- anybody, anyone, anything, each, either, everybody, everyone, everything, neither, nobody, no one, nothing, one, somebody, and something
- (36) What are the demonstrative pronouns?
- This, that, these, and those are demonstrative pronouns when they are used alone (not modifying a noun).
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