Compound Pronouns
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  • 1.  
  • 2. PRONOUNS IN COMPOUNDS
    • YOU KNOW THAT TWO OR MORE SIMPLE
    • SUBJECTS JOINED BY AND OR OR MAKE UP A
    • COMPOUND SUBJECT.
    • When you have a compound subject, use subject pronouns.
    • She and he washed the cars.
    • She and he are subject pronouns.
  • 3. TO CHECK IF A PRONOUN IS CORRECT … Try using it alone as the subject
  • 4. FOR EXAMPLE
    • IN THE SENTENCE
    • Pam or I will try out for the musical.
    • Drop the words Pam or .
    • I will try out for the musical. Correct!
    • Me will try out for the musical. Yuck!
  • 5. Quick review of object pronouns
    • Object pronouns receive the action of the verb:
      • Bob threw the ball. He threw it. (it = ball)
    • Object pronouns are used after words like:
      • to, in, for and at.
        • She threw the ball at him.
        • She sang for them.
  • 6. Compound Objects
    • Any pronoun in a compound object MUST BE OBJECT PRONOUNS!
    • Here too, it is polite to mention yourself last.
    • The principal congratulated Tom and me .
    • The class invited him, her , and me .
    • An award was given to Billy and me .
  • 7. To make sure you’re correct…
    • Otis bullied Milo and me.
    • Ask yourself which pronoun fits when used alone as the object.
    • For example, drop Milo and .
    • Otis bullied me is correct!
    • Otis bullied I. No way! You bombed!
  • 8. Summing up… Use SUBJECT pronouns in compound SUBJECTS. Use OBJECT pronouns in compound OBJECTS .
  • 9. ASSIGNMENT
    • GROUP WITH THE PERSON MRS. CAMPBELL ASSIGNS YOU.
  • 10. Assignment Continued
    • With your partner, write four sentences:
      • Two with compound subjects (with at least one subject pronoun)
      • Two with compound objects. (with at least one object pronoun)
    • Be prepared to share your sentences with the class.