Antecedents

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Review: Antecedents: An Antecedent is a thing or event that existed before or logically precedes another.

Example #1 - Esther bit her lip --> antecedent = Esther

Choose the Antecedent from the sentance.(the word in bold is the pronoun)

1.Our carnivorous friends will not attend the picnic because they despise tofu hotdogs and black bean burgers.
Burgers
Friends
They
Tofu

2.I gave Charlie Coffee and Donuts for her birthday.
Birthday
Donuts
Charlie
Coffee

3.When Kris sprained his ankle, Coach Ames replaced him with Jasper, a much slower runner.
Coach Ames
Jasper
Ankle
Kris

4.The shoppers couldn't find their car in the parking lot.
Car
Parking Lot
Shoppers
Their

5.Ricardo liked the movie, but he liked the popcorn more.
Popcorn
Ricardo
Movie
He

6.When Sarah went to the mall, she bought lots of clothes.
Sarah
Clothes
Mall
Bought

7.While on his way home, Fred saw a bald eagle flying right over his car.
Bald eagle
Car
Home
Fred

8.The rides at the state fair were so cool! I hope they have them next year.
Year
Rides
State Fair
Them

9.Although Kara often went to the library, today she stayed home.
Kara
Library
Home
Today

10.When Michael broke his leg in the basketball game, Coach williams had to sub in his younger brother.
Coach Williams
Basketball game
Leg
Michael

11.Jayne and Toby wanted steak for their picnic, but they got chicken instead.
Picnic
Steak
Toby
Jayne and Toby

12.When Tom and Brad went to the store, they forget to get milk.
Brad
Tom and Brad
Milk
Store

13.When bad news arrived, it came with some good news.
Good News
Bad News
It
Arrived

14.In the morning Elizabeth opened her window to look at the clouds.
Clouds
Window
Elizabeth
Morning

15.That cat over there looks like a stray, should we help it?
Stray
Cat
It
We

16.Peanut butter and Pickles are gross together, but my mom likes them that way!
Mom
Pickles
Peanut butter
Peanut Butter and Pickles

17.The concert was fantastic, but it ended to early.
Concert
Early
It
Fantastic

18.That ______ over there looks like a stray, should we help it?
Mouse
Cat
Friend
Cheese

19.When changing a flat _____, you need a new tire to fix it.
Bird
Tire
Drum
Kite

20.As the coyotes chased the rabbits, the mice ran into their holes.
Coyotes
Holes
Rabbits
Mice

21.The box lay on the floor with it's lid wide open.
Box
Lid
Floor
It's

22.This cheese has a bad smell, throw it in the garbage!
Garbage
Smell
It
Cheese

23.Gary and Jessie are moving in to our old house, I hope they like it
Gary
Jessie
Old House
Our

Create 5 sentences using Antecedents!

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