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Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns - 6th Grade Grammar

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Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns - 6th Grade Grammar

Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns - 6th Grade Grammar

Reflexive Pronouns

A reflexive pronoun tells about an action that a subject does for or to itself. (Singular pronouns take -self; plural pronouns take -selves.) 
        He talked himself into it. We blamed ourselves for the mess. 
        My mother and I gave ourselves plenty of time.
        I burned myself on the stove this morning.
        You can help yourselves to drinks.
        He blames himself for the accident.

Intensive Pronouns

An intensive pronoun takes the form of a reflexive pronoun. It adds emphasis without changing the meaning of the sentence. 
        The principal herself handed me the trophy.
        The signs themselves said we were on the right trail!
        Did someone paint your house?” “No, I painted it myself.” 
        He was planning to ask his assistant to go, but in the end he went himself.
        Jonathan built the shed in the backyard all by himself.

Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns Activity

Select the correct word from the choices in parentheses.
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