Presentation on theme: "Parts of the Sentence. Simple subject and verb Homework stinks. Subject The noun, or word group acting as a noun, that performs the action expressed in."— Presentation transcript:
Parts of the Sentence
Simple subject and verb Homework stinks. Subject The noun, or word group acting as a noun, that performs the action expressed in the predicate of a sentence or clause. Predicate The part within a given clause or sentence other than the subject and its modifiers
Object A noun, pronoun, word, or word group acting as a noun that receives the action of a verb or is influenced by a transitive verb, verbal (a word derived from a verb, i.e., gerund, infinitive, and participle), or a preposition.
Objects Direct objects Receive the action of a verb or verbal and frequently follow it. Indirect objects Tell for whom, to whom, or to what something is given. Objects of Prepositions Follow prepositions and are linked by them to the rest of the sentence.
Direct Object Eli threw the football.
Indirect Object Eli threw Steve Smith the football. So what is the direct object of the sentence?
Object of the Preposition Eli threw the football into the endzone.
Difficult homework assignments like Grammar for Rhetoric deserve extra attention. (direct object) Getting an A on my grammar homework gives me (indirect object) a sense of accomplishment You should do the homework for your teacher. (object of the preposition)