Use of 'His' and 'Her' for Class 2 English
This concept will deal with the concept of possessive pronouns such as ‘his’ and ‘her’. The concept explains the definition of pronoun, use of his and her along with some examples. Students will also learn how different pronouns with different genders.
In this learning concept, the students will learn about:
- To identify pronouns.
- To use the pronouns ‘his’ and ‘her’ in sentences.
Each concept is explained to class 2 English students using illustrations and a concept map. After you go through a concept, assess your learning by solving the two printable worksheets given at the end of the page.
Download the use of his and her worksheets and check your answers with the worksheet solutions for the concept pronouns provided in PDF format.
- A pronoun is used to replace a noun in a sentence.
- Pronouns are short words used in a sentence so that the noun would not be used repeatedly.
- Pronouns vary according to genders. For each person there are personal pronouns that can be used instead of their naming word. The pronouns used as follows:
Where to Use ‘His’?
- The word ‘his’ is a third-person singular pronoun.
- We use ‘his’ in a sentence to talk about something which belongs to or is related to the masculine gender, like a man, boy, or animal.
- Rahul took my pencil, but his pen was with me.
- Ravi has a dog, and his name is Jack.
Where to Use ‘Her’?
- The pronoun ‘her’ is a third-person singular pronoun.
- We use ‘her’ in a sentence to talk about the feminine genders, such as a woman, girl, or animal.
- Seema wrote a letter for her sister.
- She washed her clothes today.
A pronoun is used to replace a noun; thus, the gender has to match the noun. Thus, make sure the pronoun matches the gender of the noun.
- Ram lives in a big house. His father also owns a car.
- Kunal has a camera. His brother gave it to him.
- Sneha is younger than me. Her older sister is my classmate.
- Rima bought a new toy. It is her. (Pronoun ‘Her’ is used in place of ‘Rima’, and ‘it’ is used in place of ‘toy’).
(Pronoun ‘his’ is used in place of noun ‘Ram’).
(Pronoun ‘Her’ is used in place of Sneha).
Incorrect and Correct Usage:
Ravi has a male dog.His name is Rocky.
Ravi has a male dog. Her name is Rocky.