Pronouns take the place of a noun. He, she, we, they, you, it, and I are pronouns. They take the place of a noun in a sentence. After you write somebody’s name, you can use pronouns to avoid repetition in the following sentences that apply to that same person or thing. His, her, ours, their,

Its or It’s

Use its as the possessive of (or belonging to) it. Examples: The doggie wags its tail. Its color is brown. Even though possessives of nouns (dog’s tail, man’s hat) have the apostrophe, its (as belonging to a thing or animal) one does not. It’s is the contraction for it is and has an apostrophe. Examples:


Pay attention to punctuation, especially to the correct use of commas and periods. Learn the rules of both. And if you are not sure, read your sentence aloud in your normal speaking voice. When your voice makes a natural pause, you probably need a comma. If you need to take a breath, take a longer


When you’re mad, excited, or emotional, you can use interjections to express your feelings in a sentence. Oh, hey, ouch, aw, hooray, or darn are some examples of interjections. Use an exclamation mark at the end of the sentence if it is expressing strong emotion. Take a look at the School House Rock video below.