You, Your, You're Worksheets

Related ELA Standard: L.2.2.C and L.4.1.G

Core Standard

The word "you" is a pronoun that is used to specify a person the speaker is addressing. The usage of the homophones "your" and "you're" often escapes students until they think about it critically. You will not understand how big of an issue this is until you grade a series of essays from middle school and high school students. Needless to say, it is a very big issue that plagues many students well into college. The word "your" is a pronoun that state ownership (possession) and should be followed by a noun. "You're" is a shortened contraction that means 'you are'. This collection of worksheets will help students better understand the usage of these words.









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