Subject pronouns, personal pronouns, and possessive pronouns. There are so many to learn! Help your students learn about specific pronouns with these fun and quick activities. From stickers that focus on practicing conversational skills and more interactive activities, we’ve got you covered! These language development activities can be adapted for students of all ages and challenge students to incorporate grammar activities into everyday life!
1. Pronoun Stickers
Build your students’ knowledge of pronouns with this simple activity. Provide your students with a list of sentences and then have them replace the nouns with the correct pronouns. This activity is perfect for learning basic pronouns with beginner English students.
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2. Pronoun Flowers
The perfect activity for Grade 1s! This flower activity has students place the names of their classmates and objects with the correct pronouns. Create flower centers with the subject or subjective pronouns. Then, glue on the correct names! Display them around the room for students to refer to all year long.
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3. Pronoun Power
Get groovy with your lesson on pronouns. Have your students create lists of pronouns and write the correct people and things underneath. Attach them to a headband and show your pronoun power! Include gender-neutral pronouns like Ze/Zir/Zirs and have students list their personal pronouns on one of the strips of paper for an inclusive lesson.
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4. Pronoun Pizza
Pronoun lessons with a food item? That’s right! This fun activity is perfect for practicing using pronouns in sentences. Simply follow the instructions on the printout. Reward students with a slice of real pizza for correct answers!
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5. Pronoun Dice Game
Pair off your students for a fun pronoun game! Students roll the dice and have to correctly use the selected pronoun in a sentence. Create your own boards with object pronouns or reflexive pronouns for even more fun!
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6. Pronouns Mini Game
This pre-made digital activity is great for teaching grammar! Students run up and pick a question. When they give the correct answer, it disappears! It’s perfect for building identification skills and you can encourage students to access it at home for extra practice.
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7. Mastering Pronouns
Help your students learn to identify all sorts of pronouns. Color in the pronouns and then have students find them in the sentences underneath the pictures. This activity provides good practice in comparing nouns with pronouns.
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8. Pronoun Spinner
This activity idea is geared toward older students and can be adapted for possessive pronouns, objective pronouns, and more! The spinner helps students visualize the concept of pronouns and is a great resource for individual students to keep on hand all year long!
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9. Pronoun Dice
Assemble the colorful die. Then, have your students create a correct sentence using the pronoun they roll! Adapt the dice to cover all kinds of pronouns. For advanced students, included multiple dice with different types of pronouns and have them write continuous sentences that use them all!
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10. Pronoun Gumballs
Add this colorful activity to your classroom toolbox to help kids with pronouns. Students color each gumball pronoun to match the key at the top. Once they’ve colored everything, have them create sentences using the pronouns they just identified!
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