Presentation on theme: "Let’s see what you remember… 1.Direct object 2.Indirect object 3.Predicate nominative 4.Predicate adjective 5.Action verb 6.Linking verb."— Presentation transcript:
Let’s see what you remember… 1.Direct object 2.Indirect object 3.Predicate nominative 4.Predicate adjective 5.Action verb 6.Linking verb
A direct object is a noun, pronoun, or word group that tells who/what receives the action of the verb A direct object CANNOT be in a prepositional phrase DIRECT OBJECT = ACTION VERB!!!! We met Dr. Little. She threw the basketball.
1.I can’t believe Susan told Bill a lie. 2.Mike rode the bike to school. 3.Blackman’s quarterback threw a touchdown in the end zone. 4.In the story, Janet built a fire. 5.The officer chased the criminal down the street. 6.The rock hit the windshield last night. 7.Jane bought spaghetti and bread at Wal- Mart.
8. We ate dinner and then saw the concert. 9. Bekah painted the rose and tulip for her project. 10. Our neighbor offered my mom a good price for the car. 11. The machine produces CD’s and DVD’s. 12. We studied until seven o’clock. 13. The storm crushed Illinois last night.
-An indirect object is a noun, pronoun, or word group that sometimes appears in sentences containing direct objects -Indirect objects tell to or what -Pete left the waiter a tip. -Felecia threw Mike and Randall the ball.
*** Indirect objects CANNOT be in a prepositional phrase - The captain gave orders to the crew. - The ship’s captain gave the crew orders.
1.Lisa told the children a story about an elephant. 2.Eli handed the waiter a tip. 3.I will give the Salvation Army my donations. 4.We mailed Bobby a birthday gift. 5.I’ll tell you the truth. 6.I wish you and your friends great success. 7.The principal gave Jackie a compliment.
1.We bought Mike and Randall tickets to the Titans game. 2.They could hardly contain their excitement! 3.Mike drove all of us to the game in his 2011 BMW. 4.A friend sent me a text message when we arrived. 5.Sadly, the rain poured buckets on us by halftime.
A predicate nominative is a word or word group in the predicate that identifies the subject Predicate nominative = LINKING VERB She is a talented athlete.
1.Michael Jordan was a very famous basketball player. 2.She has become a very talented young woman. 3.His main interests were charity work and championships. 4.Murfreesboro was briefly the capital of Tennessee. 5.Mr. Lopez is our new neighbor; his wife was a teacher in Connecticut. 6.Patricia was the star of the school play. 7.He was a very famous director and producer of motion pictures.
1.Fred Astaire was a an actor and a dancer. 2.His solo dances were very sophisticated. 3.His career was long and brilliant. 4.In many movies, Ginger Rogers was his dancing partner. 5.The clouds on the horizon look dark. 6.Her favorite sports are volleyball and hockey. 7.Those pears are inexpensive and delicious. 8.My favorite book is The Kite Runner. 9.Is the girl in the green parka your sister?
1.The games brought students from many schools to our city. 2.The young athletes are the force behind the program. 3.The pictures give us a glimpse into their everyday lives. 4.She looked relaxed and determined as the race began. 5.Teachers train contestants in many activities. 6. Sean’s excellent performance gave him confidence.
1.Ray Bradbury is a science fiction writer. 2.During his amazing career, he won four championships. 3.John and Greg played four games of basketball last night. 4.Late in the night we heard a noise. 5.For ten million dollars, the athlete switched teams. 6.Readers of this fiction writer love her detailed characters and plot. 7.George wanted flags for his teammates.