English Language KS3: Pronouns

Big Dave gets to grips with pronouns.

Part of a series of animated films following a cast of characters’ adventures and mishaps as they get to grips with grammatical terms.

In this film, Big Dave wreaks havoc during a demolition job and learns the hard way about pronouns.

This clip is from the series Grammar for 11-14 year olds.

Teacher Notes

Show students a piece of writing that over-uses pronouns and thus becomes ambiguous.

Work with students to improve the writing to make its meaning explicit.

Explore the use of pronouns in a persuasive speech and comment on their effectiveness.

Curriculum Notes

This clip is suitable for teaching English at Key Stage 3 or Third Level.