I or Me?
Using I or Me
When you write about
yourself, you use the
pronouns I or me.
I like to go to church.
He gave the book to
me.
If the pronoun appears
in the subject of a
sentence, use I.
•I was late for school.
PredicateSubject
If the pronoun appears
in the predicate part of
the sentence, use me.
• Sherry went home with me.
PredicateSubject
Using I and Me With
Another Name
Sometimes we combine the
pronouns I and me with another
person.
• Betsy and I like to rea...
When using I and me
with another person,
always put other
person’s name first.
Bobby and I broke the
blue lamp.
Sit beside Terry and me.
So when do you use I or
me with the other
person’s name?
The And Trick!
• Cover the word “and” plus
the other person’s name.
Read the sentence and
listen for the correct
pronoun.
The And Trick!
• Robert and I walked home.
The And Trick!
• Give the paper to Steve and me.
You try it!
• Find the sentence that
correctly uses I and
me.
Which sentence is
correct?
• Mike and I worked for hours.
• Mike and me worked for hours.
Which sentence is
correct?
• Bob and I rode the bus.
• Bob and me rode the bus.
Which sentence is
correct?
• Help Gary and me paint this.
• Help Gary and I paint this.
Which sentence is
correct?
• She sits behind Sue and I.
• She sits behind Sue and me.
Which sentence is
correct?
• Everyone looked at Hal and I.
• Everyone looked at Hal and me.
Which sentence
correctly uses I or me?
• Mother and I love ice cream.
• Mother and me love ice cream.
Which sentence
correctly uses I or me?
• Mother and I love ice cream.
• Mother and me love ice cream.
Which sentence
correctly uses I or me?
Mother and I love ice cream.
Which sentence
correctly uses I or me?
• No one wanted help from Ted and
I.
• No one wanted help from Ted and
me.
Which sentence
correctly uses I or
me?
No one wanted help from Ted
and me.
Which sentence
correctly uses I or me?
• After Kathy and I finished, we put
our books away.
• After Kathy and me finished,...
Which sentence
correctly uses I or
me?
After Kathy and I finished, we
put our books away.
Which sentence
correctly uses I or me?
• Move the chair beside John and I.
• Move the chair beside John and
me.
Which sentence
correctly uses I or
me?
Move the chair beside John and
me.
Which sentence
correctly uses I or me?
• Mom opened the door for Nana and
I.
• Mom opened the door for Nana and
me.
Which sentence
correctly uses I or
me?
Mom opened the door for Nana
and me.
Remember the And
Test:
• When using I or me and another
person’s name, cover the word
“and” the other person’s name
to fin...
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  1. 1. I or Me? Using I or Me
  2. 2. When you write about yourself, you use the pronouns I or me.
  3. 3. I like to go to church.
  4. 4. He gave the book to me.
  5. 5. If the pronoun appears in the subject of a sentence, use I. •I was late for school. PredicateSubject
  6. 6. If the pronoun appears in the predicate part of the sentence, use me. • Sherry went home with me. PredicateSubject
  7. 7. Using I and Me With Another Name Sometimes we combine the pronouns I and me with another person. • Betsy and I like to read. • The TV was too loud for Rob and me.
  8. 8. When using I and me with another person, always put other person’s name first.
  9. 9. Bobby and I broke the blue lamp.
  10. 10. Sit beside Terry and me.
  11. 11. So when do you use I or me with the other person’s name?
  12. 12. The And Trick! • Cover the word “and” plus the other person’s name. Read the sentence and listen for the correct pronoun.
  13. 13. The And Trick! • Robert and I walked home.
  14. 14. The And Trick! • Give the paper to Steve and me.
  15. 15. You try it! • Find the sentence that correctly uses I and me.
  16. 16. Which sentence is correct? • Mike and I worked for hours. • Mike and me worked for hours.
  17. 17. Which sentence is correct? • Bob and I rode the bus. • Bob and me rode the bus.
  18. 18. Which sentence is correct? • Help Gary and me paint this. • Help Gary and I paint this.
  19. 19. Which sentence is correct? • She sits behind Sue and I. • She sits behind Sue and me.
  20. 20. Which sentence is correct? • Everyone looked at Hal and I. • Everyone looked at Hal and me.
  21. 21. Which sentence correctly uses I or me? • Mother and I love ice cream. • Mother and me love ice cream.
  22. 22. Which sentence correctly uses I or me? • Mother and I love ice cream. • Mother and me love ice cream.
  23. 23. Which sentence correctly uses I or me? Mother and I love ice cream.
  24. 24. Which sentence correctly uses I or me? • No one wanted help from Ted and I. • No one wanted help from Ted and me.
  25. 25. Which sentence correctly uses I or me? No one wanted help from Ted and me.
  26. 26. Which sentence correctly uses I or me? • After Kathy and I finished, we put our books away. • After Kathy and me finished, we put our books away.
  27. 27. Which sentence correctly uses I or me? After Kathy and I finished, we put our books away.
  28. 28. Which sentence correctly uses I or me? • Move the chair beside John and I. • Move the chair beside John and me.
  29. 29. Which sentence correctly uses I or me? Move the chair beside John and me.
  30. 30. Which sentence correctly uses I or me? • Mom opened the door for Nana and I. • Mom opened the door for Nana and me.
  31. 31. Which sentence correctly uses I or me? Mom opened the door for Nana and me.
  32. 32. Remember the And Test: • When using I or me and another person’s name, cover the word “and” the other person’s name to find which pronoun would be used.

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