Possessive Pronouns Possess This Lesson!

Contributor: Jennifer Blanchard. Lesson ID: 13572

Do you own a lot of things that you like to talk about? An easy way to do that is to use possessive pronouns! That's a big long word; let's see what it means!


Grammar, Reading

English / Language Arts
learning style
Kinesthetic, Visual
personality style
Beaver, Golden Retriever
Grade Level
Primary (K-2)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

Lesson Plan - Get It!

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  • Have you ever met someone who didn't want to share?

Watch The Duck Who Didn't Want To Share | A Story About Sharing from Latter Day Kids:

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  • What do you think the ducks were saying when they were quacking?
  • What words do people say when they don't want to share?
  • Do they say, "Mine!" a lot?


Keep reading to see what this can teach us!

In this lesson, you will learn what possessive pronouns are and how to use them in the right way.

This is important because it will help others understand you when you are talking or writing.

possessive pronouns

A pronoun is a word that we can use instead of a noun.


Learn more with Pronouns | Award Winning Introduction to Pronouns Teaching Video | What is a Pronoun from GrammarSongs by Melissa:

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Possessive has the word possess in it.

If you possess something, you own it. It means it's yours. You have it.

You might possess a book. You might possess a shirt. This means that they are yours.

So, a possessive pronoun is a pronoun that shows you own or have something.

As you watch this next video, listen closely for the possessive pronoun part.

Pronouns 1 Song - Learn Grammar - Learning Upgrade App:

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Think back to the duck video.

  • What word did we think those ducks were saying?

 It would make sense for them to say, "Mine!" if they didn't want to share.

Mine is one possessive pronoun.

There are many others!

Check them out:

  • my
  • mine
  • our
  • ours
  • your
  • yours
  • his
  • her
  • hers
  • its
  • their
  • theirs


  • Do you want to practice in the Got It? section?

Let's go!

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