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