Mrs. Costa 6th Grade Oxford Prep Academy 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… Students will be able to properly use indefinite pronouns and perfect tenses after viewing the PowerPoint and completing the worksheets. 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. 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 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. 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. 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. What is the indefinite pronoun in the sentence? One might see it that way. What is the indefinite pronoun in the sentence? Thanks, I will have another. Complete the sentence: __________ will score Advanced/Proficient on the STAR Test! I have seen it. What is the correct tense? A. Present Perfect B. Past Perfect C. Future Perfect 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 Independent Practice Complete pages 19 & 21.