Why Do We Use Pronouns?


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What is a pronoun?

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1. Pronouns are used in sentences for all of the following reasons EXCEPT _____.

2. All of the following are examples of first-person pronouns EXCEPT _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use your time to explore the quiz and worksheet, seeing what you know about why pronouns are used. You need to know what a pronoun is and know how it is used for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these resources, you'll be able to test your ability to:

  • Recognize examples of a first-person pronoun
  • Define a pronoun
  • Identify pronouns in sentences
  • Understand why pronouns are used

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on pronouns
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the use of pronouns in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have acquired about what a pronoun is

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about pronouns, be sure to work through the accompanying lesson titled, Why Do We Use Pronouns? Use this lesson to review more about:

  • What a noun is
  • Examples of pronouns
  • The different types of pronouns
  • Ways to use pronouns in sentences