Indefinite Pronouns, Present Perfect, Past Perfect, & Future Perfect

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Mrs. Costa
6th Grade
Oxford Prep Academy
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The other night, my husband asked me for his
grammar advice. What started out as my
advice ended up being a debate over what is
the proper tense of the verb in a sentence he
was emailing to a client…
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Students will be able to properly use
indefinite pronouns and perfect tenses after
viewing the PowerPoint and completing the
worksheets.
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Written Conventions 1.2 Identify and properly
use indefinite pronouns and present perfect,
past perfect, and future perfect tenses;
ensure that verbs agree with compound
subjects.
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Pronouns that refer to people, places, or
things without specifying which ones.
Can agree with singular, plural verbs, or both
depending on how they are used.
If the indefinite pronoun is singular, it must
have a singular verb. Same thing for plural;
 Singular: One of the socks is missing.
 Plural: Both students are missing.
 Either Singular or Plural: All the cake was eaten.
Singular
Plural
Singular or
Plural
another
much
anyone
both
all
anybody
nothing
either
few
any
each
everyone
nobody
many
more
one
something
other
others
some
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Describes an action that happened in the past
or that began in the past and continues into
the present.
Formed with has/have with the past
participle of the verb.
 Mrs. Costa has taught at Oxford Prep since 2011.
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Describes an action that took place in the
past before another past action.
Formed using had and the past participle of
the verb.
 By the time the recooked steak had arrived, the
other guests at the table had finished their meal.
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Describes an action that will take place in the
future before another future action.
Formed by using will have and the past
participle of the verb.
 When the clock strikes twelve, Cinderella will
have spent the evening at the Royal Ball.
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What is the indefinite pronoun in the
sentence?
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One might see it that way.
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What is the indefinite pronoun in the
sentence?
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Thanks, I will have another.
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Complete the sentence:
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__________ will score Advanced/Proficient on
the STAR Test!
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I have seen it.
What is the correct tense?
 A. Present Perfect
 B. Past Perfect
 C. Future Perfect
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Guided Practice
 Complete pages 18 & 20.
 Raise your hand and get checked by Mrs. Costa
 Once starred, move onto Independent Practice
 If you receive an R move to the back of the room
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Independent Practice
 Complete pages 19 & 21.
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