2Transitive Verb A transitive verb is an action verb that is followed by a nounor pronoun that receives theaction.A transitive verb has a directobject.
3Examples of Transitive Verbs Ex: Mitchell fixed the table.Ex: A kitten followed me home.Ex: The alarm clock woke Ethanat seven.
4Intransitive Verb An intransitive verb does not have a direct object. Ex: The sun rises in the east.Ex: She walks quickly.
5Direct Objects The direct object is the noun or pronoun that receives theaction of the verb.Direct objects tell who or whatreceives the action of the verb.
6Direct Objects Ex: Annette adjusted the volume on the radio. (tells what)Ex: I invited Keisha to mybirthday party. (tells who)
7Direct Objects In some sentences, the direct object is compound. Ex: Grandmother gave moneyand clothes to the charity.
8Direct Objects Mimi called Mr. Robbins last night. Directions: Underline the verb and circlethe direct object in each sentence.Mimi called Mr. Robbins lastnight.The actor memorized his linesfor the play.The nurse checked my pulse.
9Direct Objects The club elected Scott as treasurer. James wrote a poem for Englishhomework.Sharon lost her best earrings.Many people read the newspaperdaily.The store lost business after thefire.
10Indirect Objects The indirect object is a thing or a person to whom somethingis given, told, or taught.The indirect object is a noun orpronoun, and it comes before thedirect object.
11Indirect Objects Ex 1: Olive Oyl threw Popeye some To test whether a word is an indirectobject, move it after the direct objectand put the word “to” in front of it.Ex 1: Olive Oyl threw Popeye somespinach.Ex 2: Olive Oyl threw some spinachto Popeye.
12Indirect Objects Ex: Ms. Nelson told us a funny story. Directions: Label the subject, verb, direct object,and indirect object in each sentence.The teacher handed Joe his assignment.The bird provides her babies worms toeat.My uncle taught me fishing techniques.The group made their sponsor thank-you cards.
13Indirect Objects Mr. Brown offered ___ two tickets to the concert. Directions: Complete each sentence withan indirect object.Mr. Brown offered ___ two ticketsto the concert.The president presented ___ themedal of honor.Dion promised ___ the last cookie.
14Transitive and Intransitive Verbs Hiroko plays softball and tennis everysummer.The stern judge gave a harsh sentenceto the defendant.The news of war shocked the nation.The timid man muttered under hisbreath.The coach made a suggestion.
15Transitive and Intransitive Verbs The buffalo herd stampeded acrossthe prairie.The magician pulled a bird out of hissleeve.