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6.1a Subjective, objective, and possessive pronouns

Compound Possession with One Noun and One Pronoun
Students will combine sentences 8 times to practice compound possession with one noun and one pronoun.
Oedipus and the Sphinx
Rewrite the following story by choosing the appropriate pronouns. Remember to delete the slash "/" and incorrect word before clicking the submit button.
Pronouns in Compound Objects (Starter)
Write 9 sentences using the correct object pronoun.
Pronouns in Compound Subjects and Objects 1 (Intermediate)
Students complete 10 sentences by choosing between a subject and object pronoun.
Pronouns in Compound Subjects and Objects 2 (Intermediate)
Students complete 10 sentences by choosing between a subject and object pronoun.
Pronouns in Compound Subjects (Starter)
Write 10 sentences using the correct subject pronoun.
Subjective, Objective, and Possessive Pronouns
Write ten sentences using subjective, objective and possessive pronouns.
The Princess and the Turtle
Correct the following passage by fixing the underlined pronouns. To make an edit, click the area of text you would like to change, then retype it.

6.1b Intensive pronouns

Intensive Pronouns
Write ten sentences using intensive pronouns.
Theseus and the Minotaur
Revise the following story by choosing the correct intensive pronouns. Remember to delete the slash "/" and the incorrect word before clicking the submit button.

6.1c Recognizing inappropriate shifts in pronoun number or gender

Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 1 (Advanced)
Fill in the blank 7 times with the pronoun that agrees with the antecedent.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 1 (Intermediate)
Fill in the blank 7 times with the pronoun that agrees with the antecedent.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 2 (Advanced)
Fill in the blank 8 times with the pronoun that agrees with the antecedent.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 2 (Intermediate)
Write 6 sentences using correct pronoun-antecedent agreement.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 3 (Advanced)
Fill in the blank 7 times with the pronoun that agrees with the antecedent.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 3 (Intermediate)
Fill in the blank 8 times with the pronoun that agrees with the antecedent.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 4 (Advanced)
Fill in the blank 7 times with the pronoun that agrees with the antecedent.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement 4 (Intermediate)
Write 5 sentences using correct pronoun-antecedent agreement.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement with Either/Or and Neither/Nor 1
Fill in the blank 6 times with the pronoun that agrees with the antecedent surrounded by either/or or neither/nor.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement with Either/Or and Neither/Nor 2
Fill in the blank 6 times with the pronoun that agrees with the antecedent surrounded by either/or or neither/nor.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement with Indefinite Pronouns 1
Fill in the blank 6 times with the indefinite pronoun that agrees with the antecedent.
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement with Indefinite Pronouns 2
Fill in the blank 6 times with the indefinite pronoun that agrees with the antecedent.

CCSS Grade 6 Formative Assessments

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta
Correct the underlined words or phrases with the appropriate changes.
Central Park
There are six errors in this passage. To edit a word, click on it and re-type it.
Dylan’s Field Trip to Mount Rushmore
Correct the underlined words or phrases with the appropriate changes.
Dylan's Halloween Adventure
Correct the underlined words or phrases with the appropriate changes.
Facebook
Proofread the underlined mistakes in the passage with the appropriate corrections.
Frida Kahlo
Proofread the underlined word or phrase with the appropriate correction.
Les Paul
Correct the underlined words or phrases with the appropriate changes.
Martin Luther King Day
Correct the underlined words or phrases with the appropriate changes.
National Aviation Day
Correct the underlined words or phrases with the appropriate changes.
National Punctuation Day
Correct the underlined words or phrases with the appropriate changes.
Plants: What's in a Bean?
Find and correct the errors in this passage. Click on a word to edit it.
Thai Cuisine
Correct errors in the following passage.
The History of Football
Find and correct the errors in the passage.
Video Games
Correct the following errors (5) in the passage below.

W.6.1a Introduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly

Introduction to Argumentative Thesis Statements
Students will practice writing simple thesis statements for an argument essay.