Personal Pronoun Lesson Plan

Instructor: Sharon Linde

Sharon has a Masters of Science in Mathematics

Teach your students about personal pronouns with this lesson plan, which includes discussion questions, practice, and hands-on learning. The lesson plan is based on a video lesson about personal pronouns and how to differentiate between different types of personal pronouns.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • define and identify pronouns in text
  • differentiate between subject and object pronouns
  • identify singular and plural pronouns as well as first, second and third person pronouns


1 hour


  • Mini whiteboards and markers
  • Copies of the lesson quiz, one for each student

Key Vocabulary

  • Pronouns
  • Subjective personal pronoun
  • Objective personal pronoun
  • Subject pronoun
  • Object pronoun
  • First person plural pronoun
  • Singular object pronoun
  • Second person singular subject pronoun
  • Third person male object pronoun
  • Plural first person object pronoun

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.1

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.1.a

Ensure that pronouns are in the proper case (subjective, objective, possessive).

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.1.b

Use intensive pronouns (e.g., myself, ourselves).

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.1.c

Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person.

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