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Possessive Pronouns

Possessive Pronouns may be used in place of possessive nouns. Like possessive nouns, they show who or what owns something. Remember never to sue an apostrophe with possessive pronouns.

Pronoun                        Possessive Pronoun

I                                            my/mine

you                                         your/yours

he                                           his

she                                          her/hers

it                                              its

we                                           our/ours

they                                            their/theirs



Pronoun Poetry Write each of the personal pronouns on a card: I, you, he, she it, we, they. On the other side of each card, write the pronoun's possessive form. Work with a family member to make up poems that help you remember possessive pronouns: "These are its mitts/ The mitts are its, /Those are their chairs,/ The chairs are theirs."

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