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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