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Direct objects are….. A direct object is a noun or pronoun that receives the action of a “action verb" in an active sentence or shows the result of the action. A direct object answers the question "What?" or "Whom?" after an action verb.
Direct objects are….. The subject of a sentence usually can answer the question Who? The action verb in a sentence usually displays action! The direct object should follow the two!!! Direct objects CAN be more than one word as well!!!
Direct objects are….. Direct objects can be nouns, pronouns, phrases, or clauses.nounspronouns phrasesclauses If you can identify the subject and verb in a sentence, then finding the direct object—if one exists—is easy.subjectverb
Direct objects are….. Just remember this simple formula: who/what + verb= direct object (what) For example: Cris and Derrick played basketball with a crate pulled from a backyard tree.
Direct objects are….. Cris and Derrick played basketball with a crate pulled from a backyard tree. Who? Verb? What/Direct Object? Who=Cris and Derrick Verb= played DO= basketball
Direct objects are….. In the following sentences, identify the direct objects. 1. Zippy accidentally kicked Maurice in the shin. 2. Sakina hates biting her fingernails. 3. The space alien from the planet Zortek accidentally locked his keys in his space ship. 4. She burnt the toast. 5. Jazzy hates when Mom lectures her about hand care.
Direct objects are….. Answers: 1. Maurice 2. biting her fingernails 3. his keys 4. toast 5. when Mom lectures her about hand care