ACTIVITY: PRONOUNS POSTCARDS

Pronouns are words that replace a noun. They can be used to make our writing or speech more concise. While there are many types of pronouns, here are the most common ones.Create an original, informal message and postcardIdentify different uses of pronouns in your writingPronoun: a word that replaces a noun phrase (ex: Jerry the Giant → he).Antecedent: the word or phrase that a pronoun refers to (ex: he → Jerry the Giant).Appositive: a noun phrase that renames another noun phrase (ex: Jerry the Giant → the one who loves peas).Design an original postcard. You may use a printable outline, draw your own design, or create your own using a program like Canva or Microsoft Word. Be creative!Write 50-100 words telling one of your family members or friends about what you have been doing recently. You do not need to include their address.Include at least one of each of these five pronouns.One personal pronoun as the subject (nominative). Mark it with an underline.One personal pronoun as the object (objective). Mark it with a circle.One appositive. Mark it with a squiggly underline.One gender neutral use of pronouns. Mark with a double underline.One relative or interrogative pronoun (who, whom, whose). Mark with a box.*If you are unable to mark the pronouns as indicated above, you may use another method. But each pronoun needs to be distinctly identified for what it is. You may need to include an “key” to identify them, or label them in parenthesis after they are marked.Typed or handwritten postcard (handwritten ones must be legible)A letter of 50-100 words to a family member or friendInclude at least five pronouns. You must use each of the following:One pronoun as the subject (mark with underline)One pronoun as the object (mark with circle)One appositive (mark with squiggly underline)One gender neutral use of pronouns (mark with double underline)One relative or interrogative pronoun (mark with box)